Our Blue Planet
Have you been inspired by the BBC’s brilliant new blockbuster series, Blue Planet 2? We certainly have here at MCS!
We’ve put together some ideas for how you can find out more and get involved in saving our precious seas.
We’re hoping to take this series to a whole new level and audience, one that doesn’t traditionally watch a natural history seriesJonathan Smith,
Blue Planet 2 Producer
Watch plastic free
Our brilliant Ocean Ambassador Lizzie Daly has just put together a short video about how to watch the Blue Planet series single-use plastic free.
So you want to be a marine biologist now…
We get lots of requests for information about careers in marine science, usually about how to get started in the first place, and what to study. Click here to find out more, and click here to meet some inspiring scientists and conservationists.
There’s so much life right here in UK seas, and on our coasts. Click here to find out about just some of the wonderful species that call our corner of the Atlantic Ocean home.
Only eat seafood that’s sustainable
If we stop feeding demand for seafood from badly managed or damaging fisheries and fish farms, we can incentivise improvements. The easiest action you can take is to download our Good Fish Guide app and start making the right choice! Click here to find five red-rated fish that you shouldn’t buy.
Actions you can take
- Download our 'Living without single-use Plastic' guide
- Help stop the plastic tide
- Download the Great British Beach Clean Report 2017
- Join the Plastic Challenge
Did you know?…
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is thought to be 6 times the size of the UK
To date, our beach cleans have removed 6 million pieces of litter
Globally, plastic litter has reached every part of the world’s oceans
Help protect 40% of English seas
Let the government know they must protect our ocean and marine wildlife before it’s too late.