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.
News & Events
Introducing you to our tiger shark tagging team… First up we have shark tagging expert extraordinaire (although being the modest chap he is, he won’t like me calling him that!), Nigel Hussey from the University of Windsor in Canada. Nigel...read more
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...read more
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,...read more