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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Zoe Lyons is #BeachCleanReady are you?
Today we're launching our #BeachCleanReady campaign, which we hope will encourage as many people as possible to get involved in this year's Great British Beach Clean.
Sewage sludge: why we must stop pollution at source
Treated sewage sludge containing harmful chemicals and microplastics is being spread over UK farmland. We need urgent action to ensure the health of the environment.
Final countdown to Scottish deposit return scheme begins
This morning, 1,085 cans and bottles were brought to the Scottish Parliament to mark the one-year countdown to the launch of Scotland's deposit return scheme.
Criminality to the classroom: making the most of seized species
We recently received an intriguing request from the Metropolitan Police’s Wildlife Crime Unit to see if we could make use of some of their exhibits.
Vital Caribbean shark population to be better protected
We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be part of a new project funded by the UK Government which will be protecting shark populations in the Caribbean.
Discovering Devon: Part II
Islay shares the second installment of her volunteering journey, as part of her Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award.
Trustee Seth Richardson takes part in epic challenge
Marine Conservation Society trustee Seth Richardson is competing in the Three Peaks Yacht Race: one of the toughest multi-sport endurance races in the world.