Cutting back on plastic in the bathroom
Cutting out plastic from your life is a positive step that everyone can take.
Teaching kids to care: plastic-free parties
Kids easily identify with the plight of animals and sea life, they’re so aware of the scourge of plastic pollution filling our oceans.
Are prawns a good environmental choice?
We Brits love our prawns – in fact, we love them so much they make into our top five seafood choices alongside salmon, cod, haddock and tuna.
Join the Big Seaweed Search
UK coasts and shallow seas are nicknamed a “goldilocks” zone for seaweeds - it is not too hot, not too cold for them.
Jellyfish superstars you can spot on UK shores
We’ve rounded up some of the jellyfish you’re most likely to spot on the UK coastline.
What are nurdles and why are they a problem?
Nurdles are small pellets used to make nearly all the plastic products we buy.
What is Remote Electronic Monitoring?
It’s incredibly important all fishing activity is sustainable and one of the most effective ways to improve fisheries management is to roll out remote electronic monitoring with cameras.
Using your signature to bring about change
For campaigns and petitions to bring about change, we need to consider if our goals can be practically achieved.
40% of 'eco-friendly' claims are misleading
Buying ‘green’ products can be quite the minefield, especially if you pay extra for one that’s environmentally-friendly or sustainable… you want to know that it's money well spent!
A pollution time bomb heading to the coast
When English rivers were recently tested the results were horrific: not one was free from chemical pollution.
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.
Young people demand climate change action
People across the world have spoken up about their concern for climate change in a recent UN Global Climate Poll and the loudest voices have come from young people.
Deposit Return Scheme put on back burner
The government’s flagship Environment Bill will be delayed by at least six months, marking its third delay since 2018, and putting a new system for laws and ambitious targets for nature on hold.
Marine unProtected Areas: what happens next?
A couple of weeks ago we released our new report, Marine unProtected Areas. We spent a year looking at what’s happening in our waters and found that almost all of England’s Marine Protected Areas.
Stop bottom trawling in UK's protected waters
Our report has found bottom trawling taking place in 98% of the UK’s offshore Marine Protected Areas designed to protect the seabed.
Don't cause a stink down your festive sink!
Sewers clogged up with fat stop waste water reaching treatment works and can ultimately result in untreated sewage ending up on our beaches and in the sea.
Sally-Ann Hart MP to become seagrass champion
Sally-Ann Hart, MP for Hastings and Rye has become the new ‘Species Champion’ for seagrass.
New protections for Scottish seas
In July 2019 we joined forces with the Scottish Wildlife Trust to campaign in support of better protection for basking sharks, whales, dolphins and seabed habitats.
Five festive fish
The Christmas tree doesn’t have to be the only thing that’s green in your household this season.
Fisheries Act misses the mark on sustainability
The UK’s landmark post-Brexit fisheries legislation has become law. The Fisheries Act, the first legislation of its kind in nearly 40 years, will shape how the UK’s seas are fished for years to come.