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The UK's coasts and seas are home to a huge diversity of wildlife that is vital for human livelihoods and wellbeing. More...
The sea around our coast provides us with a unique environment that if kept in good condition can benefit our health and well-being. More...
Laws provide a strong foundation and security for the protection of our marine wildlife. More...
Seabirds spend much of their lives travelling vast distances across the oceans, crossing many international boundaries. Their protection cannot therefore be tackled effectively by single nations alone - global solutions are needed. More...
Legislation has resulted protection for a number of marine areas across the UK. More...
Most pollution enters the sea via rivers from land-based sources such as factories. Oil pollution also comes from offshore oil and gas platforms and from ships. We work to reduce risks to seabirds from pollution, especially oil spills. More...
The UK's seas offer an abundant source of energy in the form of wind, waves and tidal flows. Harnessing this power could make an important contribution to combatting the effects of climate change. More...
The fortunes of today's seabirds are tied up with fisheries more than any other human activity and fishing has been identified as the most widespread agent of change in global marine biodiversity. More...
We have been campaigning for over a decade for marine legislation and to have Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) for seabirds. More...
Our precious seas are dying from neglect. Getting the legislation is just the first stage in delivering better protection for marine wildlife and seabirds. Your support today will help safeguard our sea life.
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The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. We rely upon memberships and donations to fund our work. Nature is amazing - help us keep it that way. More...
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30 January 2015
This year was a record breaking year for Big Garden Birdwatch - but survey submissions still need to be made
27 January 2015
The RSPB welcomes a new report by the Natural Capital Committee (NCC), which shows that investment in nature will support the country’s economic growth.
23 January 2015
World’s biggest garden wildlife survey takes place Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 January
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