Resolutions for an ocean-friendly 2022
Concern for the climate crisis and the health of the planet are at an all-time high, so why not opt for an ocean-friendly resolution for 2022 to play your part? The Marine Conservation Society suggests some resolutions.
Our year in review: 2021
It's been another busy and challenging year for our ocean and all of you who support us to help protect it, so we thought we would raise our glasses to ocean optimism and celebrate some of our favourite stories and successes from 2021!
Sad stranded turtles are a sign of conservation success!
It's hard not to feel sad at the sight of a young tropical turtle washing up on a freezing British beach. But these increasingly frequent UK sightings could actually be a sign of their recovery.
Scotland’s seas can’t afford any more broken promises
Our Scotland team are calling for big producers to step up and play their part to deliver the promised Scottish Deposit Return Scheme for bottles and cans after hearing the Circular Economy Minster announce another delay to the start of the scheme.
The ultimate gift guide for ocean-lovers
Looking for the perfect gift for that special ocean-lover in your life? We've compiled a comprehensive list of gifts for everyone - from inspirational companies who are driving positive change for people and our blue planet. Buy the change you want to see this Christmas.
Simple tips for an ocean-friendly festive season
Whether going plastic-free, joining a beach clean or getting out and braving a wild swim, there’s plenty of ways to get involved.
Sustainable seafood tips
Whether you're tackling ocean pollution by clearing litter on a winter walk, or opting for a menu of sustainable seafood, we've got four simple suggestions to make your festivities ocean-friendly.
Your donation doubled this Christmas with The Big Give!
The results are in for our Great British Beach Clean 2021
Our Great British Beach Clean was back in full swing this year. Now the results are in – and there's some good news, but lots more work to be done.
Press Release: Great British Beach Clean results for Wales
Beach litter going down, but more cigarette stubs found on Welsh beaches than ever before
Press Release: Great British Beach Clean results for the UK
Beach litter going down, but plastic still polluting UK shores
Press Release: Great British Beach Clean results for Scotland
Beach litter dropping across the UK but wet wipes and plastic still polluting Scottish shores
We're passionate about investing in the next generation of ocean guardians
As part of #iwill week, we're sharing our vision for a new era of ocean guardians who'll continue to care for our seas.
Good Fish Guide for Business: a new tool helping to source sustainable seafood
We’ve launched a brand-new tool to help businesses source more sustainable seafood for their customers.
Fish INTEL update: find out what our tagged fish are up to
It's been a busy few months for our Fish INTEL team, with 16 bass, 29 bluefin tuna and 30-35 crawfish now tagged. Here's how the project is progressing and what our researchers are hoping to learn.
In conversation with Tom Hunt on sustainable seafood
We spoke with eco-chef, food writer and sustainability consultant, Tom Hunt, about his views on sustainable seafood, and what businesses and chefs can do to make swaps in their own kitchens
Press release: a new tool to help businesses source sustainable seafood
The Marine Conservation Society has launched a free tool to help businesses source seafood sustainably.
Together we can fight for the ocean, and our future
Our CEO Sandy Luk explains why, despite the mixed results of the last two weeks, her resolve to fight for the ocean, and our future, has strengthened. And why she believes that together, we can make a difference.
Delays in Scotland could increase the risk of ocean pollution
After two weeks of volunteering at COP26, our Scotland Conservation Officer Catherine Gemmell describes her dismay at hearing that potential delays could be announced by Scottish Government this week.
Why I’ve found hope for the ocean, and our future in the COP26 outcomes