Defend oceans

Last edited 7 May 2014 at 1:34pm

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

The next UK government promises to be an ocean champion

Here’s a prediction: the next UK government will do great things for global marine protection. At this stage in a general election campaign it’s sometimes...
Posted by Willie - 20 April, 2015 - 11:23

Why we’re taking the government to court over fishing quota

Just what will it take for this government to give a better deal for the UK’s local, sustainable fishermen? Over the last five years, hundreds of thousands of...
Posted by Ariana Densham - 23 January, 2015 - 15:59
Octopus sitting on the sea bed

Cunning cephalopods: 8 sneaky squid, octopus and cuttlefish

With cunning ways of evading predators and snaring their prey, cephalopods are the ninjas of our oceans. From the scary 'vampire squid from hell' to the...
Posted by Danielle Boobyer - 9 October, 2014 - 13:24

Top 10 reasons to love the ocean

We need to protect our beautiful oceans and the ecosystems within from overfishing and pollution (which you can help to do by adding your name to the petition...
Posted by Willie - 23 July, 2014 - 14:44
Cornish fisherman with his catch of the day

Championing coastal waters and communities

While my colleagues have been doing big, bold and brash things like confronting oil drilling in the Arctic and taking on Tescos over their slipped commitments...
Posted by Nina Schrank - 16 July, 2014 - 14:48

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