A pod of Common Dolphin Desi Drew

What you can do

By working together to save our seas we can harness people-powered action to make positive change. Get involved today.

Microplastic waste on beach in Cornwall Richard Harrington

Ways to volunteer

Whether you are at the beach or your kitchen table there are lots of ways to support us. Whatever your skills, experience and time we have something for everyone.

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Fundraising and events

There are many ways you can raise money for the Marine Conservation Society. From organising your own fundraising event to taking on a challenge. Whatever you choose, you’ll be helping to fight for the future of our ocean.



We campaign for a cleaner, better protected ocean. Get involved with our latest actions and join us in our fight to save our seas.


Beach cleans

If you want to help keep Britain's beaches beautiful and our ocean safe for wildlife, why not become a Beachwatch volunteer and join one of our beach clean surveys?

Children wave jumping Cornwall Sue Ranger

Fun and learning

Explore our amazing ocean in school or at home with resources for teachers, families and young people.

Volunteer at the Great British Beach Clean 2020 Tara Proud

Corporate partnerships

We've been working to save our seas for nearly 40 years. We partner with like-minded businesses and together we fight for the future of our unique coastal environment.


Ocean-friendly living

Our seas bring us so much joy; they not only sustain livelihoods and provide beautiful habitats for marine wildlife, our ocean also provides us with beach-settings for precious memories, and contributes enormously to our well-being.

Lion's Mane Jellyfish UK Mark Kirkland

Major giving and philanthropy

If like us you’re concerned about the future of our ocean, learn how your generous support can make an amazing difference to our projects.

Bottlenose Dolphin Peter Bardsley

Pay in your fundraising money

Thank you for raising money to help us fight for the future of our oceans.

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Plastic Challenge

By joining our Plastic Challenge this July, you can help stop plastic waste and become part of a global movement to protect our beautiful blue planet.

Moon Jellyfish Mark Kirkland

Wildlife sightings

We want to hear about the wildlife you spot at the coast and at sea, especially marine turtles and jellyfish in UK and Irish waters.

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