How you can help

Anemone and brittlestars © Paul NaylorAnemone and brittlestars © Paul Naylor

You can help the marine environment:


  • Join your Wildlife Trust. Become a member of your Wildlife Trust and support conservation in your local area.
  • Become a Friend of a Marine Conservation Zone near you!
  • Become a Marine Mammal Surveyor
  • Share our vision. Tell your friends, family and colleagues about Living Seas, and ask them to help us too.
  • Use environmentally friendly detergents.
  • Avoid toxic chemicals in your home and garden.
  • Reduce, recycle and reuse as much as possible, and dispose of rubbish carefully including taking old engine oil to a recycling centre.
  • Buy seasonal and locally caught fish, and avoid deep water fish such as the orange roughy.
  • Don’t buy ornaments or jewellery made from marine creatures.
  • Ensure any creatures you buy for marine aquaria are bred in captivity.
  • Volunteer. Contact your local Wildlife Trust to find out how you can get involved in Living Seas.
  • Leave a legacy! Please contact us to discuss how you can support vital conservation projects around the UK. See the Living Seas projects for more information.

Thank you for your support!