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Trawler Net on commercial fishing boat Anney Lier

6 Oct 2021

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.


5 Oct 2021

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.


5 Oct 2021

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.

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4 Oct 2021

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.

Clothes in a washing machine Werayuth Tes

25 Sep 2021

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.


21 Sep 2021

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.

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15 Sep 2021

Masterclass: pan-frying a fish fillet for perfect crispy skin

How to pan fry a fillet of fish, to get perfect crispy skin

Montserrat Beach, Nicola Weber

14 Sep 2021

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.

Volunteer on Budleigh Beach During Great British Beach Clean GBBC 2017 Andrew Brown

13 Sep 2021

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.


2 Sep 2021

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.

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1 Sep 2021

Homemade 'hands' to flood UK climate summit with a #WaveOfHope

As Glasgow gears up to host the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in November, we're supporting the 'Wave of Hope' campaign to fight for climate justice and a cleaner, healthier ocean.

Fishing boat coming into Poole Harbour Belinda Fewings

31 Aug 2021

Help us make the Good Fish Guide even better

When it comes to #sustainable seafood, every purchase matters. We want to help people make informed decisions about the fish on their plate.

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25 Aug 2021

Paralympian Susie Rodgers MBE on why we must take action for our ocean

As the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games gets underway, Susie Rodgers, encourages us to take a deep breath and take action for our ocean, as time is running out.


18 Aug 2021

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.

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18 Aug 2021

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.

Beer bottle litter on Crantock Beach Cornwall Beer Natasha Ewins

13 Aug 2021

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.

Newquay sea aerial photo Louis Reed

13 Aug 2021

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.

Conservation team, Montserrat. Peter Richardson.

9 Aug 2021

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.

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29 Jul 2021

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.


29 Jul 2021

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.

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