Plastic pollution and marine litter Biggest Threat

Protecting the marine environment is vital say public.

Plastic pollution and marine litter seen as the biggest threat, and marine environment considered as precious resource that should be protected.

Whether its rambling along coastal paths, walking the dog or visiting coastal heritage sites, a new survey has revealed the overwhelming value the public feel the marine environment offers to their mental and physical health. However, around half of the 12,000 people surveyed also expressed concern about our seas, with over 80% of those taking part saying how crucial it is to protect our ocean.

For more information on the survey click here