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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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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Happy birthday to the Chagos Marine Reserve!

Posted on Apr 1, 2015 in Blog, News | 0 comments

Happy birthday to the Chagos Marine Reserve!

Five years ago today (1 April), the UK government designated the Chagos Marine Reserve in the British Indian Ocean Territory. Covering 640,000 square kilometres, Chagos remains the world’s largest fully protected (‘no-take’) marine...

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