Jun
21
2019
Clare Fischer

Can you detox your plastic life and smash the MCS Plastic Challenge?

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Plastic bag floating off Cornish coast via https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9f/Plastic_bag_jellyfish.JPG/2048px-Plastic_bag_jellyfish.JPG

The Marine Conservation Society is challenging people to get through July single-use plastic free. Could you rise to the challenge? Clare Fischer explains how to take part. Read more …

Nov
22
2016
Clare Fischer

New report: number of plastic bags on UK beaches falls by almost half – so charging 5p for plastic bags works?

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Plastic bags can prove lethal to turtles and other marine animals

The number of plastic carrier bags found on UK beaches in surveys carried out by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has dropped by almost half between 2015 and 2016. This is the lowest number reported in over a decade, and fantastic news for marine wildlife. Read more …

Nov
13
2016
Clare Fischer

Fancy kayaking around the Cornish coast to raise money for the Marine Conservation Society?

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That’s a basking shark’s fin, by the way – they grow up to 26ft long, but eat plankton rather than humans. The Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the UK’s leading marine charity, is behind a fantastic opportunity to see one of the most spectacular parts of the UK’s coastline from a kayak Read more …

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