Defend oceans

Last edited 25 February 2016 at 12:08pm

Our beautiful oceans are home to a staggering 80% of life on Earth. But destructive fishing, pollution and climate change are damaging them on a scale unimaginable to most people. Species are being driven towards extinction because of overfishing and habitat destruction. We are campaigning for marine reserves, and for an end to unsustainable fishing.

Campaign updates

Microbeads consultation: the good, the bad, & the ???

Back in September, the government announced it was planning to launch a consultation on banning microbeads, those pesky toxic beads that companies have added...
Posted by Elisabeth Whitebread - 20 December, 2016 - 12:17

A rubbish truck of plastic in the ocean every minute  -  and how you can help

With the ebb and flow of the tides, thousands of miles of coastline around the UK testify to the devastation that plastic pollution is having on the marine...
Posted by Fiona Nicholls - 17 November, 2016 - 11:09

A deposit return scheme for Scotland?

A truckload of plastic waste enters our oceans every minute.When I first heard this statistic I couldn’t believe it. But the evidence is all around us - from...
Posted by alice.hunter - 11 November, 2016 - 17:55
Image of a whale's fluke (tail)

What happened at the International Whaling Commission 2016 meeting

The International Whaling Commission meeting 2016 has just come to a close. Delegates from 64 countries spent a week discussing and debating whales, in Potoroz...
Posted by Willie - 28 October, 2016 - 15:48
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Vaquita porpoise takes centre stage at Whaling Commission meeting.

Big news for a little porpoise. Something big just happened for the tiny vaquita porpoise at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting. The...
Posted by Willie - 27 October, 2016 - 15:25

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