The ocean covers 71% of the Earth’s surface, yet only a tiny fraction of it is protected.

The Marine Reserves Coalition brings together five UK-based organisations, working collaboratively to secure the designation of marine reserves – fully protected, no-take marine areas closed to all extractive and potentially damaging activities.

 

 

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Out of the congress and into the ocean – our tiger shark adventure begins

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Out of the congress and into the ocean – our tiger shark adventure begins

Marine Reserves Coalition Coordinator, Fiona Llewellyn – embarking on a new shark conservation project in Watamu, Kenya 21 November A few days ago I was at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, debating how much of the ocean we should be...

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Ocean optimism in sunny Glasgow

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Ocean optimism in sunny Glasgow

On 14 August, nine of us from ZSL (the Zoological Society of London) and the Marine Reserves Coalition (MRC) made the journey up to Scotland to attend the third International Marine Conservation Congress in Glasgow.  We arrived Thursday lunch time,...

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Cameras, shrimps and icebergs – an eventful expedition to Greenland

Posted on Aug 13, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Cameras, shrimps and icebergs – an eventful expedition to Greenland

Taylor Gorham, Masters Student at Imperial College London and the Institute of Zoology has just returned from a marine research expedition to Greenland, where she’s been discovering some of the unusual cold water ocean life and experiencing the...

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Restoring the oceans will take time. We need to act now.