Get involved

There are so many different ways in which you can get involved with our work and make a positive difference to your seas, beaches and marine wildlife. Check out the options below!

Fundraise for us

You’re in the right place to take up a challenge, help save our oceans,
and have lots of fun at the same time as raising money to support our work.


Become a Sea Champion

‘Sea Champions’ is our
national volunteer programme
offering environmental volunteer opportunities in the UK.


© Jack Versiani Holt

Plastic Challenge

If you’d like to try to reduce your impact on our oceans we have some tips, suggestions and information to help you
avoid single-use plastics, buy fish from sustainable sources or reduce the risk of contributing to pollution.


© Patrick Joel

Get active

We have lots of opportunities for volunteers to actively contribute to our work.


Support our campaigns

Find out more about our current campaigns and how you can help us work for better protection for our oceans, wildlife and beaches.


Become a company supporter

There are many different ways for companies to support our projects
and campaigns.


More information and campaigns to get behind…


Choose MCS with your M&S Sparks card!

The Sparks scheme gives M&S customers offers and benefits every time they shop and supports our work.

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Careers in marine biology

If you are interested in a career in marine biology we hope you will find this page helpful and informative.

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Leave a legacy
Leaving a gift in your Will to MCS will help us continue our vital work securing a brighter future for marine wildlife and their habitats.

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Join the Plastic Challenge

Take on the Plastic Challenge and join the growing community of people saying goodbye to single-use plastic in June.

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Did you know?…

Every year, volunteers give us over 1,000 days of their time

MCS is a leading partner and volunteer trainer in the largest experimental marine citizen science project ever undertaken in the UK: Capturing our Coast

Over 500,000 records on undersea habitats and species have been collected by volunteer Seasearch divers providing significant evidence for inshore ‘marine protected areas’

Become a Sea Champion

Find out more about our ‘Sea Champion’ volunteers and how to join them

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Stop the plastic tide

Support our appeal to turn the tide on plastics.

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