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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STOP PRESS – The UK announces the world’s largest marine reserve!

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in News | 0 comments

STOP PRESS – The UK announces the world’s largest marine reserve!

THE MARINE RESERVES COALITION PRAISES THE UK GOVERNMENT FOR ANNOUNCING THE WORLD’S LARGEST MARINE RESERVE As leaders of the Great British Oceans campaign, we today congratulate the UK Government on its decision to create the world’s largest...

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Groundhog Day?

Posted on Mar 11, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Groundhog Day?

Tagging tiger sharks in Watamu, Kenya – Fiona’s next blog:  Day #7 aboard the Alleycat, and it feels like we’ve been here before… In fact, it’s just a full-on exact repeat of what happened yesterday. First of all, something chomps...

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Great British Oceans

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 in News | 1 comment

Great British Oceans

The Marine Reserves Coalition today, 11 February 2015, urges the British government to protect over 1.8 million square kilometres of the world’s ocean by creating marine reserves in three of the UK’s Overseas Territories. Working with the Royal...

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