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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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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Big ocean commitments

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in Blog, News | 0 comments

Big ocean commitments

Fiona Llewellyn, Marine Reserves Coalition Coordinator Did we ever think we’d see the day when our political parties would be competing over who can protect more of the ocean? Well it seems that day has arrived. It started off in March, when the...

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