A legal case to stop sewage pollution: how did we get here?
We are suing the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for not taking effective action on sewage pollution entering our seas. We’ve not taken this step lightly.
Celebrating the power of youth for #IWill week
To mark this year’s #IWill week, we’re celebrating our Youth Ocean Network and the hard work of its members.
Celebrating the Outstanding Achievements of our volunteers
We’re extremely grateful to all our dedicated volunteers and the work they do, so each year we celebrate their efforts through our ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’. Meet this year’s winner, Kerrie.
Jellyfish: Helping to keep our ocean full of life
As the dust settles on a turbulent month for the UK Government, we’ve untangled everything that’s been happening in Parliament and what the leadership changes could mean for our ocean.
Positive ocean news: October edition
We all deserve some good news – especially our ocean – so we’ve rounded up some top positive ocean news stories from the last month.
Celebrating our Scottish Education Roadshow
From Shetland to Dumfries, our Protecting Scotland’s Seas Roadshow travelled around the country, teaching children and young people about climate impacts and special species.
Forever chemicals: What are they used in and why?
Party conferences: What Labour and the Tories had to say
UK Government fails to protect ocean from chemical pollution crisis
We're launching a new campaign to address the chemical pollution crisis. You can help #StopOceanPoision by signing our petition and contacting your local MP.
Chemical pollution's animal impacts
There are now proven links between harmful chemicals and the health of animals, including impacting their nervous systems, immunity and ability to reproduce, reducing their resilience to other stressors like climate change and disease. This is just the tip of the iceberg.
Analysis: the Retained EU Law Bill
Recent announcements by the UK Government pose a threat to the health of our climate, land, sea, and by extension, to our own health and wellbeing too. Marine Conservation Society CEO, Sandy Luk, analyses the Retained EU Law Bill and its impacts on the environment, ocean and us.
Good Fish Guide ratings update: The importance of data
Our October update to the Good Fish Guide highlights just how important strong data and regulations are for making seafood ocean friendly.
Ocean suffers in UK Government's Plan for Growth
The UK Government's recently announced 'Plan for Growth' puts our planet in danger.
Positive ocean news: September edition
From the release of turtle hatchlings to removing litter from UK beaches, we’ve rounded up some top positive ocean news stories from September to celebrate the wins for our seas.
Delivering outdoor learning with Atlantic College
Marking the loss of Her Majesty The Queen
As a mark of respect following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, some events will be cancelled or postponed.
Adrift: The legacy of Lego lost at sea
On 13th February 1997, a huge storm near the coast of Cornwall pushed sixty-two containers off the cargo ship Tokio Express. One was filled with nearly five million pieces of Lego, many of which were marine themed. The spill changed one woman’s life forever.
Positive ocean news: August Edition
From a rare sea slug sighting in Scilly to a whale rescue in Shetland, we've rounded up the most positive ocean news stories from August. Enjoy!
Sewage in the sea: A raw deal
Sewage is polluting our ocean and our beaches. Coastal communities and marine protected areas deserve better.