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.
News & Events
Tyler Stiem, Project Seahorse, 21 Nov 2013: As mentioned previously on this blog, one of the areas that has been mostly overlooked in the post-Haiyan relief effort is Danajon Bank in northern Bohol Province, Philippines. Last month the area was...read more
Greenpeace’s Willie Mackenzie on what today’s Marine Conservation Zone announcement really means for UK seas: “The government has at long last made an announcement on the first wave of marine conservation zones (MCZs) in UK waters....read more
Defra has today announced that it will designate just 27 of the 127 Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) proposed in English waters. This follows a consultation earlier this year on 31 of the proposed sites. Of the 31, two will not be designated (Stour...read more