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The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) Good Fish Guide and Fishonline is designed to help you identify fish more resilient to fishing pressure, from well-managed sources and caught using methods that minimise damage to wildlife and habitats, allowing you to make the best seafood choices. To get started, use the Fish Finder on the right or Find a fish tab on the menu bar.
Pollock or pilchards, seabass or salmon tonight? MCS seafood app now on Android and supported by Waitrose. Help in the palm for consumers confused about which fish to eat.
The latest version of MCS fish ratings says North Sea cod is on the road to recovery, but should still be kept off the menu to allow conservation measures and management plans to kick in
MCS Senior Aquaculture Officer, Dawn Purchase, has been doing work experience at Marine Harvest, Glenborrodale. The largest salmon farming company in the world, producing 42,000 tonnes of Scottish salmon.
Read her report in the MCS members Spring mag and find out why wrasse is such a hot industry topic
George Eustice MP will replace Richard Benyon as the new Parliamentary Under-Secretary within the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
MCS says fishing pressure should remain at or below current levels despite encouraging interim mackerel stock advice
Explore the mesmerising world of jellyfish. Join us on Facebook for our 'Jellyfish Week' and find out more about these curious creatures.
A report indicating fish stocks are on the road to recovery is to be welcomed but must be treated with caution
MCS welcomes draft strategy to clean up Scottish seas.
Subsidies are fuelling overfishing in European seas. Ask your MEP not to support a reintroduction of a subsidy to build new vessels. >> More
We've been to hand in your MCZ pledges to No 10 today. Tweet the minister so he can't ignore us >> More
Another late sitting in the European Parliament has resulted in crucial reforms to the Common Fisheries Policy >>More
UK nature is in trouble says groundbreaking report from leading conservation groups including MCS >>More
Should you choose dab in December or mussels in March?. Our new guide puts sustainability first. >> More
MCS' march on Westminster gathers pace with support from Fish Fight, BSAC and Sea Life. Get involved now! >> More
MEPs made history today by voting to reverse decades of overfishing by the EU and by setting ambitious targets for the restoration of fish stocks by 2020. >> More
In less than 24 hours, MEPs will be voting on vital reform to the Common Fisheries Policy. You can help put pressure on MEPs to vote the right way and help stop overfishing >> More
MCS say eat mackerel only occasionally as it drops from our fish to Eat list in new Fishonline ratings >>More
On 25th February 2013, MCS is leading a march across Westminster bridge to the Houses of Parliament to show mass support for 127 Marine Conservation Zones in English seas. >> More
Council of Ministers need to be clear when scientific advice not followed says MCS as agreements hailed a success >>More
Three fish and chip shops will fight it out for the Good Catch Award next year in recognition of sustainability efforts >> More
That's the public's view from a survey organised by Wildlife and Countryside Link >> More
MCS is introducing a range of comedic characters to highlight the serious need for 127 Marine Conservation Zones in English seas. >> More
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MCS delighted to hear about new award to encourage innovations to reduce environmental impacts of aquaculture >> More
Owen Paterson MP is a new face as environment minister in today's cabinet reshuffle. >>More
European Commission move is positive step towards protection of deep sea species vulnerable to overfishing >> More
Proposals for CFP reform were revealed a year ago. MCS identifies the good, the bad and the what happens next >>More
New partnership reflects fresh approach to fisheries management and could be rolled out elsewhere says MCS >>More
MCS is backing an initiative to teach fishermen in South America the art of environmental stewardship, better protecting marine animals including dolphins, sea turtles and sharks. More >>
Discard ban is a step in the right direction but MCS is concerned that the language and timeframe are not clearly defined. More radical reform is needed. More >>
Recent research shows 100 fold increase in plastic litter floating in Pacific waters over the past 40 years. >> More
MCS needs aquaculture graduate for research project in our aquaculture programme >> More
MCS work in Peruvian anchovy fishery results in ID and rescue training to help safeguard turtles>>More
MCS has updated it's Fish to Eat and Avoid lists. Anchovy gets a green rating whilst whitebait slips to a red >>More
Fish on MCS red 'Fish to Avoid' list gets green light to be further overfished in 2012 >>More
Our sustainable seafood App for iphone is out. Now there's no excuse for not choosing the best fish supper >>More
Some of the big retailers have made strides to selling us sustainable seafood, others lag behind >> More
MCS has met with Cornish sailors to discuss Falmouth port development and impact on maerl beds >>More
Staunch 'cod and chips' customers take the plunge and give pollock, hake and mackerel a go >>More
New report finds some improvement in restaurant seafood menus. Campaigners Fish2Fork based their ratings on MCS advice >> More
MCS is the only NGO featured in a new film on standards for marine feed materials >>More
They return with the message that the incredible research in the field must be used as a basis for change and improvement. >> More
We welcome the announcement of 127 potential Marine Conservation Zones around England's coast. >> More
New instalment of the Fish Fight broadcast Monday evening, 9pm >> More
MCS urges UK Government and other Member States to show foresight and leadership now to enable fish stocks to be managed sustainably for the next decade >> More
MCS celebrates the launch of the latest development in our partnership with M&S, Forever Fish. 21 million customers and 78,000 employees will be encouraged to clean up beaches and promote sustainable seafood. >> More
MCS welcomes commitment that 400,000 Government staff are set to eat sustainable seafood >> More
With demand for aquaculture products set to grow, new report says industry must reduce environmental impacts >> More
North East Atlantic mackerel fishery under the spotlight as Iceland and Faroes increase their quotas >> More
Buy any Fish4ever sustainable tinned fish product between the 6th and 12th June and they will donate 10% of the profits to MCS. Find out where to buy Fish4ever here
MCS at the launch of Selfridges “Project Ocean” along with Prince of Wales. Selfridges change seafood policy and use MCS advice to produce buyers guide.
The all new online Good Fish Guide and Pocket Good Fish Guide are out now, so there's no excuse to make the wrong seafood choices >> More
You can support marine conservation efforts in Britain by playing the People's Postcode Lottery. We support our charity partners' commitment to protect the marine environment, highlight the fragile nature of our oceans and campaign for better fishing practices. www.postcodelottery.com
MCS and other NGOs sign letter to Fisheries Minister outlining key priorities for CFP reform >> More
Public pressure looks set to be key in ending the practice of throwing dead fish overboard >> More
MCS urges aquaculture supply chain to reduce it's reliance on fish oils and look to alternatives to feed fish of the future >>More
Dawn Purchase will be at the forefront of driving forward responsible best practice in the aquaculture industry >> More
MCS is looking for a student to fulfill a desk based project for our Aquaculture work. A great opportunity for MSc students >> More
The Chip Box from Ayrshire has won an MCS sponsored prize at the National Fish and Chip Awards >>More
During TV's Big Fish Fight , hundreds of social networkers got the best choice advice from MCS >> More
Ditch landings quotas and ban discards for a more sustainable fishing industry says leading Professor >>More
Download our simple sustainable seafood guide and start making the right fresh fish decisions >> More
Jamie Oliver brings a new twist to the fish supper. See his special recipe for MCS as part of the Big Fish Fight >>More
Don't be a fish snob, try Hugh's sustainable seafood feasts selected for MCS >> More
MCS innovative farmed fish event attracts 70 delegates and opens up debate on 'alternatives' >> More
MCS welcomes new zones agreed by fishermen to protect scallops and other wildlife >> More
MCS joint study reveals fishing fleet has to work 17 times harder today to catch same amount of fish as in 1880's >> More
MCS 'disappointed' after international community rejects ban on commercial trade of bluefin >> More
MCS backs calls from Monaco to ban international trade of Bluefin tuna >> More
MCS presents to EU Fisheries Commission to promote sustainable fish farming >> More
That's the verdict after MCS publishes the results of our detailed survey of retailers >> More
MCS is delighted that catering company Compass Group has commited not to sell any of MCS's "Fish to Avoid" from Summer 2009.