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.
PPE pollution on the rise on UK beaches
Like many events this year, the Great British Beach Clean, our annual flagship event, looked a little different.
Great British Beach Clean 2020 Results
The Great British Beach Clean results show concerning volume of PPE litter.
How to have a plastic-free Halloween
Halloween is a time when many people like to dress up and go trick or treating.
Eight scary Halloween sea creatures
Who needs make-believe monsters when we have real-life scary sea creatures?
Treating sick corals in Turks and Caicos
We have worked to support marine conservation in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) for nearly two decades, building strong links with our local environmental partners.
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.
Microplastics found inside UK sharks
A new report released this week shows clear evidence of microplastics and synthetic materials making their way into the digestive systems of UK sharks.
A simple solution to microfibre pollution
A study has revealed that filters fitted inside washing machines can reduce the amount of plastic microfibres released into wastewater by almost 80%.
Public asked to #KeepItClean at the beach
Beaches, parks and public spaces are suffering a scourge of litter and single-use plastic
Scotland votes for Deposit Return Scheme
After over five years of campaigning, the Scottish Parliament voted through the final piece of legislation needed to put Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) into place.
'Our Blue Heart' reveals power of the ocean
We explored the well-being benefits of spending time by the coast and how a deeper connection to the ocean affects our mental and physical health.
Support UK fishers and buy local seafood
It's never been more important to support local, responsible fishers and suppliers.
Ban 'forever chemicals' PFAS
A steady stream of PFAS chemicals is causing irreversible damage to our ocean.
Great British Beach Clean results 2019
Thanks to our volunteers, almost 11 tonnes of litter was cleared from the UK’s coastline in just one weekend.