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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Ocean optimism in sunny Glasgow

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Ocean optimism in sunny Glasgow

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,...

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Cameras, shrimps and icebergs – an eventful expedition to Greenland

Posted on Aug 13, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Cameras, shrimps and icebergs – an eventful expedition to Greenland

Taylor Gorham, Masters Student at Imperial College London and the Institute of Zoology has just returned from a marine research expedition to Greenland, where she’s been discovering some of the unusual cold water ocean life and experiencing the...

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