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

The Marine Reserves Coalition brings together six leading environmental organisations, working collaboratively to protect our ocean and the marine biodiversity it is home to.

 

 

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Happy birthday Great British Oceans!

Posted on Feb 16, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Happy birthday Great British Oceans!

Twelve months ago, with the support of over 100 leading environmental organisations, scientists, journalists and ocean advocates, we launched our Great British Oceans campaign. We were trying to secure marine reserves in some of the UK Overseas...

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New Year – new marine reserve!

Posted on Jan 5, 2016 in News | 0 comments

New Year – new marine reserve!

2016 begins with the creation of the Atlantic’s largest marine reserve around Ascension Island.  Great British Oceans, a campaign of the Marine Reserves Coalition, is proud to announce that the UK government will create a marine reserve, almost...

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Selfridges says no to single-use plastic water bottles

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Selfridges says no to single-use plastic water bottles

Today sees the launch of a brand new Project Ocean campaign – tackling the growing issue of plastic in our oceans. In the next decade, our oceans could hold one kilogram of plastic for every three kilograms of fish. Project Ocean – the...

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