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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MPs accuse Government of being too slow to protect our seas

Posted on Jun 24, 2014 in News | 0 comments

MPs accuse Government of being too slow to protect our seas

The Environmental Audit Committee, a group of cross-party MPs, has this week said, “The Government must stop trying to water down its pledge to protect our seas and move much more quickly to establish further protection zones and ensure they can...

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Building Ocean Optimism

Posted on Jun 8, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Building Ocean Optimism

Heather Koldewey, Head of ZSL’s Global Conservation Programmes World Oceans Day is a good day to think positively about the ocean. Around the world, hundreds of organisations and thousands of people will be beach cleaning, painting ocean...

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Let’s share some #OceanOptimism this World Oceans Day

Posted on Jun 8, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Let’s share some #OceanOptimism this World Oceans Day

By Elisabeth Whitebread This blog was originally posted on Positive News Our oceans provide us with every drop we drink, and every other breath we take, not to mention endless inspiration. Yet our knowledge of life under the waves is less than that...

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