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Female parrotfish on a shallow reef

11 Jan 2023

The Maldives - over a decade of diving

For over a decade we've been working to protect the reef system of the Maldives. Dr Jean-Luc Solant, our Principal Specialist in Marine Protected Areas shares an update on our Reef Check project.

Speaker at beach clean

10 Jan 2023

Become an 'Ocean Voice' in 2023

Fancy a new challenge for the new year? If you’d like to do more for our ocean in 2023, read on to find out about two new volunteering opportunities

Cornwall seascape, Sam Mansfield

3 Jan 2023

8 ocean-saving moments from 2022

As a new year begins, we're reflecting on our favourite moments and campaigns from 2022.

Ocean sunrise

30 Dec 2022

Positive ocean news: 2022 in review

As 2022 comes to a close, we’ve rounded up some of the wins for our ocean over the past year to celebrate the progress made – enjoy!

COP15 Montreal, Canada. Brendon Queiroz.

23 Dec 2022

Top of the COPs - A Paris moment for nature

As we wrap up 2022, our Public Affairs team were wrapping up warm in Montreal, Canada.

mackerel swimming - scotland - Cathy Lewis - RS34136

20 Dec 2022

The Joint Fisheries Statement – A ‘world leading’ statement of intent?

We asked Nicola Cusack, our Fisheries Policy Manager, to tell us about the UK Government's recently published Joint Fisheries Statement, and what it means for our seas.

Scottish seascape Sue Ranger

20 Dec 2022

Will the UK Government protect 30% of its seas following COP15?

On Ocean Action Day, we joined Blue Marine Foundation and Whale and Dolphin Conservation at COP15 in Montreal, to highlight how important properly managed Marine Protected Areas are.

Scotland sea

19 Dec 2022

Ocean actions for 2023

It's a brand-new year and many of us are making resolutions, plans and goals for the year ahead. We’ve got 8 Ocean Actions you can take in 2023 to help play your part in protecting our blue planet.


14 Dec 2022

Dogger Bank MPA update: Six months on from ban

English Marine Protected Area, Dogger Bank, has experienced a 98% decrease in bottom towed fishing since a ban was introduced.

Waves at sea level Thierry Meier

14 Dec 2022

One Ocean for Everyone: RACE Report 2022

The environment sector is one of the least diverse in the UK, as reflected in the results of the RACE Report, released this week.

Houses of Parliament Luxstorm

8 Dec 2022

Politics round-up: November edition

In contrast to the past few months, November was a more stable month for politics and felt more like business as usual in Westminster. Our new UK Government Ministers have been concentrating on embedding themselves into their new roles and getting to grips with their new briefs.

Father Christmas on the beach

7 Dec 2022

The ultimate gift guide for ocean lovers

Looking for the perfect gift for that special ocean lover in your life? We've compiled a list of festive gifts from inspirational companies who are driving positive change for people and our blue planet.

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7 Dec 2022

Don't forget the ocean: our open letter

Over half of life on Earth is found in our ocean, yet blue spaces receive vastly less protection than green. This imbalance must be addressed. We wrote an open letter to the UK Government ahead of the UN's Conference on Biodiversity, COP15.

Ocean waves foam birdseye view Sergey Bogomyako

2 Dec 2022

Positive ocean news: November edition

To celebrate the recent wins for our ocean, we’ve rounded up some top positive ocean news stories from November – enjoy!

Sewage in the sea

28 Nov 2022

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.

Youth Beach Clean - GBBC 2022

23 Nov 2022

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.

Beach clean Mull

21 Nov 2022

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 - Florian Olivo -unsplash

14 Nov 2022

Jellyfish: Helping to keep our ocean full of life

Jellyfish are very important and beneficial to lots of marine creatures and help keep our seas full of life.

Houses of Parliament Luxstorm

10 Nov 2022

Politics round-up

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.

Fish underwater coral reef - Unsplash

28 Oct 2022

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.

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