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
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: a new tool to help businesses source sustainable seafood
The Marine Conservation Society has launched a free tool to help businesses source seafood sustainably.
Dawn chorus of whale song wakes Whitehall
On the morning of 26th October, with just a few days before COP26 begins in Glasgow, ocean charities the Marine Conservation Society and Whale and Dolphin Conservation are coming together to deliver a wake-up call from the ocean.
Press Release: Good Fish Guide ratings update
Unlikely offenders: the hidden plastics in everyday products
From wet wipes to cigarette filters and ‘paper’ cups, many of the products we use every day contain hidden plastics.
Our call to Stop Ocean Threads
Government to require microfibre filters in all washing machines, by law, by 2024, says charity.
Our parliamentary blue carbon champions
A cross-party group of parliamentarians are supporting the call for a four nation blue carbon strategy.
Our redesigned Good Fish Guide makes choosing sustainable seafood simple
Public remains steadfast in their call for Deposit Return Schemes
The charity’s research finds that the English and Welsh public continue to support pollution-busting schemes.
The ocean’s solution to the climate emergency
Read our report on the importance of UK seas in helping the UK to reach its goal of net zero by 2050, and 2045 for Scotland.
Analysing high street retailers' wet wipe claims
High street retailers are falling short when it comes to testing, labelling and removing plastic from their own-brand wet wipes.
Good Fish Guide winter 2020 ratings update
Dolphin bycatch in the Bay of Biscay impacts seabass ratings in the Good Fish Guide
Call to ban single-use plastic cigarette filters
Environment and health organisations call on the Scottish Government to ban single-use plastic cigarette filters – no ifs, no butts!
New quiz in time for jellyfish season
The Marine Conservation Society is calling on beachgoers to report jellyfish sightings.
Public asked to #KeepItClean at the beach
Beaches, parks and public spaces are suffering a scourge of litter and single-use plastic
Ban 'forever chemicals' PFAS
A steady stream of PFAS chemicals is causing irreversible damage to our ocean.