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On this website the Marine Conservation Society uses water quality monitoring data provided by the following environment agencies, local authorities and Governments;

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Plastic has been found in the stomachs of almost all marine species including fish, birds, whales, dolphins, seals and turtles

1 billion people, largely in developing countries, rely on fish as their primary source of animal protein

Farmed fish and shellfish production will have to increase by 133% by 2050 to meet projected seafood demand worldwide