MCS Looking for Young Ocean Optimist for Brand New Award

Marine Conservation Society have now launched the Young Ocean Optimist of the Year Award to recognise the achievements of young people who have worked tirelessly to protect, recover and celebrate our ocean.

Nominate any inspiring young person who might use their spare time to clean their local beach, raise awareness of threats to marine life, or share their passion through research, art, fundraising, social media, writing, or myriad other creative ways!

MCS are also welcoming submissions of short videos (under five minutes), audio clips (under two minutes) and any links to social media or online articles to support nominations. If you have any trouble sending videos and images, please contact the Education team at and they’ll be able to help.
Nominations for the award will be shortlisted by a cross section of MCS staff and volunteers from across the organisation.
For more information and to nominate someone click here