CEO Sandy Luk: We are joining young people in calling for action, not words
Marine Conservation Society CEO Sandy Luk looks back at three decades of climate talks and how an impassioned speech from a young conservationist highlights the desperate need for action, not words.
Our seas are swimming in wet wipes – it’s time to take action
Every year 11 billion wet wipes are used in the UK and around 90% of them contain plastic. Help us call for urgent action to stop them ending up in our ocean.
COP26: the natural world is in terrible decline, it's time to turn tragedy into triumph
Day one of COP26 was a day of headline-grabbing speeches and high profile politicians, who are all in Glasgow for the first two days of the conference to get climate discussions underway.
Blue Carbon Champions group launches in Parliament
On Tuesday 26 October 2021 we held the official launch of our Blue Carbon Champions group in Parliament.
COP26: why we'll be attending the climate summit to demand action for our ocean
With just a week to go until the UK hosts the world's biggest climate change conference, our calls for action must be louder than ever. The climate change clock is ticking.
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.
Last call for Young Ocean Optimist of the Year nominations
If you know someone under-18 who's done something amazing for the ocean, be sure to let us know by 24th October 2021.
Behind the headlines: is the number of fish really rising?
Recent headlines have suggested that Scottish fish stocks are rising – but they’re not telling the whole story. Our experts take a look at the data behind the headlines.
Join our Good Fish Guide testing panel and be the first to try out new features
If you have 10 minutes to spare, we'd love you to test out the new Good Fish Guide feature that we hope will make it even easier for people to find sustainability ratings.
Press Release: Good Fish Guide ratings update
New seafood ratings show fish to avoid to protect ocean
The new ratings shows what seafood you should be avoiding to protect the ocean, and which are sustainable swaps with our latest update to the Good Fish Guide.
Follow Montserrat's tagged turtles on the move
The Montserrat Marine Turtle Project has successfully tagged 10 female turtles as part of our conservation project in Montserrat. Now you can track their journey as they begin their migration.
Video: thank you for a record-breaking Great British Beach Clean
We did it! It’s the end of our week-long Great British Beach Clean 2021, and thanks to all of you this year looks set to be a record-breaker.
Why sustainable seafood matters to Alexandra Dudley
Find out what sustainable seafood Alexandra Dudley loves to cook, and tuck into her delicious fish curry recipe, perfect for entertaining.
Cross-party report calls for microfibre filters on all washing machines by 2025
This week, an All-Party Parliamentary Group tasked with tackling the issue of microplastics, released its first report to the government.
Get #BeachCleanReady and win a luxury hamper
Our partners at Salcombe Distilling Co. have stepped up to offer the opportunity to win a wonderful reward.
Masterclass: pan-frying a fish fillet for perfect crispy skin
How to pan fry a fillet of fish, to get perfect crispy skin
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.
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.
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.