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Who we are ...

We believe too much is being taken out and too much is being put into our seas. Our scientists, campaigners, volunteers, advocates, data experts, fundraisers, divers and researchers are all passionate about creating a sustainable future for our seas.

The Marine Conservation Society has an impressive past and an exciting future. Explore this section of our website to learn more about us.

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Our people

Our people are at the heart of all that we do. Their skills and committment to our work is making a real difference to the well-being of our seas and coastline.


Our vision and mission

Learn about our vision for the future of our seas and how we will achieve it.


More information and campaigns to get behind…


Annual Reports

The Annual Review describes some of the key activities
and outcomes of the Marine Conservation Society’s work during the year.

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Did you know?…

MCS launched the Good Fish Guide in 2001 to help people make good seafood choices

MCS established its Scotland office and programme in 2000 in Edinburgh

MCS launched its Cool Seas education project in 2005 with the help of a full size inflatable blue whale

Help protect marine wildlife

We need to secure £50,000 for the next two years to make the case for new Marine Protected Areas and survey existing sites to prove just how effective they are. Your support is vital in helping us make this happen.

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