Government pledges to protect a third of seas by 2024
This year’s World Ocean Day was a landmark for the protection of our seas as minister's pledged to protect 30% of English waters within three years.
Sea Champion Ben's journey to explore Britain's coast
Ben sets out on foot and by kayak, raising money and volunteering on his long wiggle round.
Our parliamentary blue carbon champions
A cross-party group of parliamentarians are supporting the call for a four nation blue carbon strategy.
Our redesigned Good Fish Guide makes choosing sustainable seafood simple
Public remains steadfast in their call for Deposit Return Schemes
The charity’s research finds that the English and Welsh public continue to support pollution-busting schemes.
Can you help us #NameOurCampaign?
Our ocean is a hero in fighting the climate crisis. We need your help to name our upcoming campaign…
Urgent action needed from the new Welsh Government
Following a hard-fought election, we now know who will be responsible for Wales’ seas for the next five years.
Report finds even more reasons to ban bottom trawling
Dr Jean-Luc Solandt, Principle Specialist in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and MPA Officer Frith Dunkley detail the findings of a new report.
Plastic bag charge to increase in England
In an effort to curb the amount of plastic entering our seas, the charge for single-use plastic carrier bags is set to increase from 5p to 10p on 21 May 2021.
Our new report: Blue carbon and rewilding our waters
Our new report in partnership with Rewilding Britain: Blue Carbon – Ocean-based solutions to fight the climate crisis
The ocean’s solution to the climate emergency
Read our report on the importance of UK seas in helping the UK to reach its goal of net zero by 2050, and 2045 for Scotland.
More delays on Deposit Return Scheme: we need your support
In 2018, an amazing 25,000 people signed our Deposit Return Scheme petition. Now the government has launched a second consultation.
Seagrass planting programme gets underway
Today, work kicks off on England’s biggest ever seagrass planting effort in Plymouth Sound National Marine Park. We're delighted to play a part.
Five facts about octopuses (not octopi)
Octopuses are amazing. Here are five things you may not know about these remarkable creatures.
Sustainability, seafood and Seaspiracy
We promised to come back to those of you who asked us questions after watching Seaspiracy. Our team has responded to some follow-up questions.
Rare sea sponge finally named
A unique purple sea sponge, discovered over a decade ago off the coast of Norfolk, has finally been named thanks to a school girl called Sylvie.
Zoe Lyons speaks out about beach litter
Comedian Zoe Lyons, speaks to our Ocean Ambassador Fernando Montano in the latest episode of our podcast, Oceancast.
Five sharks found in UK waters
Sharks are some of the ocean’s most captivating, and often misunderstood, creatures.
The future of the plastic problem
The last few years have seen plastic pollution campaigning come on in leaps and bounds.
Cayman Islands expand protected areas
Our friends in the Cayman Islands have shown great resilience in their ambitions to protect wildlife and habitats.