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Welcome to the Marine Conservation Society - the UK's charity for the protection of our Seas, Shores and Wildlife

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Latest news image - Latest version of the Pocket Good Fish Guide out today
Posted - 25 Mar 2015

Latest version of the Pocket Good Fish Guide out today

No bigger than a credit card, but folding out to reveal masses of info on making the most sustainable fish choices. This completely handy guide makes the complicated business of choosing sustainable seafood really easy!   

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Latest news image - The Big Beach Clean-up is back! Register today
Posted - 24 Mar 2015

The Big Beach Clean-up is back! Register today

The 4th annual Marks & Spencer/MCS beach clean event will take place on beaches and canals across the UK between 7th-13th May. Over 8,000 volunteers are expected to take part - be one of them! Read more

Latest news image - Paying the price for convenience - wet wipes on beaches rise by over 50%
Posted - 18 Mar 2015

Paying the price for convenience - wet wipes on beaches rise by over 50%

Volunteers at last September's Great British Beach Clean found piles of wet wipes littering our beaches. Often thought to be flushable, these little squares can last for years in the marine environment. Our full report on the findings are published today. Read more

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