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15 Sep 2021

Masterclass: pan-frying a fish fillet

How to pan fry a fillet of fish, to get perfect crispy skin

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14 Sep 2021

The people and places of Montserrat

We're working with local communities on the island of Montserrat, one of the UK’s Caribbean Overseas Territories, to help recover and manage turtle populations.

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13 Sep 2021

The Great British Beach Clean starts this Friday

We’re so excited to see many of you on beaches across the country, keeping our coastline beautiful and helping us gather all-important data.

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2 Sep 2021

Help us demand Scottish politicians keep their word on deposit return scheme

As a historic agreement is announced between the Scottish Government and Scottish Greens, we are pleased that they have committed to increasing protection for marine areas.

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1 Sep 2021

Homemade 'hands' to flood UK climate summit with a #WaveOfHope

As Glasgow gears up to host the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in November, we're supporting the 'Wave of Hope' campaign to fight for climate justice and a cleaner, healthier ocean.

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31 Aug 2021

Help us make the Good Fish Guide even better

When it comes to #sustainable seafood, every purchase matters. We want to help people make informed decisions about the fish on their plate.

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25 Aug 2021

Paralympian Susie Rodgers MBE on why we must take action for our ocean

As the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games gets underway, Susie Rodgers, encourages us to take a deep breath and take action for our ocean, as time is running out.

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18 Aug 2021

Freedom, heartbreak and the ancient forces of Montserrat

We're part of an exciting project on the island of Montserrat, working with local communities to help recover and manage turtle populations.

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18 Aug 2021

Climate smart fisheries: our new report

We’ve teamed up with WWF and RSPB to urge UK governments to futureproof our fisheries with a world-leading climate-smart strategy.

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13 Aug 2021

Governments must keep their promise to protect our ocean from drinks litter

We are calling for all-in Deposit Return Schemes to be urgently introduced by governments to protect our coast and stop rubbish polluting our seas.

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13 Aug 2021

Conservation starts at home: the UK's Blue Planet Fund

Today, the UK Government announced more than £16 million in UK aid to fund efforts to tackle climate change and poverty and protect the ocean in developing countries.

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9 Aug 2021

Turtle conservation work in Montserrat begins

The Marine Conservation Society's team of experts head to Montserrat to begin turtle conservation project on the island.

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29 Jul 2021

Government funding a "huge boost" for our people-powered work

Thanks to support from the government's £80 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund the Marine Conservation Society will be able to work with even more people.

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29 Jul 2021

High-profile artists unite to fight plastic pollution

Artists from across the globe are using their creativity to highlight the problem of plastic pollution in a nationwide outdoor exhibition.

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27 Jul 2021

Why turning the tide on plastic matters to Kathryn

We asked Kathryn Robinson, one of our supporters who recently launched an ocean-friendly business, what ties her to the waves and drives her passion to protect our ocean.

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26 Jul 2021

Is it more expensive to go plastic free?

Are people being encouraged to buy items wrapped in plastic by supermarkets - because they're cheaper than items that are loose? We're determined to find out.

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22 Jul 2021

Big Seaweed Search Week: celebrating a seaside superstar

Seaweed is not only good for the planet but it's used in millions of everyday products. We're excited to celebrate this ocean hero with the launch of our first Big Seaweed Search Week.

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20 Jul 2021

Spotted a jellyfish or marine turtle? We want to know!

Summer is peak jellyfish season and the best time to spot leatherback turtles. If you're lucky enough to see one of these exotic marine tourists, we want to hear all about it.

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19 Jul 2021

St Austell Brewery joins Great British Beach Clean

St Austell Brewery’s flagship lager brand, korev, has announced a new partnership with the Marine Conservation Society in time for the charity’s Great British Beach Clean.

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15 Jul 2021

We're asking sailors at SailGP to help protect Plymouth's marine park

This weekend, the prestigious SailGP event coincides with the start of a Voluntary No Anchor Zone' in parts of the Plymouth Sound. We'll be there to raise awareness about the need to #saveourseagrass.

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