Defend oceans

Last edited 25 February 2016 at 1:08pm

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.

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In Pictures: Celebrate, it's #SharkWeek!

Every year the Discovery Channel dedicates a week to these amazing carnivorous fish. What a great opportunity to share a few of our archive pictures showing...
Posted by Angela Glienicke - 24 June, 2016 - 17:11

Microbeads - the story so far….

Last Wednesday on World Oceans Day we handed our microbeads petition into Number 10. Over 300,000 of you signed the petition - one of the biggest petitions in...
Posted by Elisabeth Whitebread - 21 June, 2016 - 17:17

Orange roughy – a ‘sustainable’ fish certification too far.

Orange roughy are easy to over fish. So, humans do. But that doesn't seem to be stopping moves to re-define them as 'sustainable' by the Marine Stewardship...
Posted by Willie - 21 June, 2016 - 14:55

Can the Cosmetics Industry help win a microbead ban?

 On World Oceans Day, while we handed in our BanTheBead petition, I took a trip down to Parliament to attend the Environmental Audit Committee’s...
Posted by FariahSyed - 13 June, 2016 - 11:34
312,239 signatures on the microbeads petition

Taking Microbeads straight to No10!

Yesterday, on a rainy summer’s day we took the petition urging David Cameron to ban microbeads to Number 10 Downing Street, complete with 312,239 of YOUR...
Posted by Fiona Nicholls - 9 June, 2016 - 14:27

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