Marine Conservation Society By: Clare Fischer  ‘The UK has come under pressure to better protect harbour porpoises after the European Court of Justice ruled that it had failed to provide enough sites for the only member of the porpoise family found in European waters. Dr Jean-Luc Solandt, MCS, Principle Specialist Marine Protected Areas, says: “We’ve been […]

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Roseanna Cunningham Environment Secretary visits COAST’s new visitor centre Cunningham commits to tackling “serious issues” of biodiversity loss and climate change Scottish Cabinet Secretary, Roseanna Cunningham, visited us this week at Scotland’s first MPA visitor centre, the Octopus Centre. COAST was pleased to see her interact with the new exhibitions and display her knowledge! But we were […]

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Earlier this year Javier Bardem, an Antarctic Ambassador with Greenpeace, dived in a two-person submarine to the seabed of the Antarctic Ocean. On July 10, he met Environment Secretary Michael Gove and joined a panel discussion at Greenpeace’s immersive Antarctic 360° geo-dome to discuss the global campaign to create a 1.8 million square kilometre Antarctic […]

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