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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Britain is now a ‘pioneer’ of ocean conservation

Posted on Sep 15, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Britain is now a ‘pioneer’ of ocean conservation

Thursday 15 September 2016 Major UK announcement at Our Ocean conference, Washington DC   The Marine Reserves Coalition applauds  today’s visionary joint announcement by the UK and several UK Overseas Territory (UKOT) governments, that...

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