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Whenever you report anything to any organisation, please ensure you get a name, a reference number and an understanding of the next steps.

You can let Reclaim Our Sea know you have done this by filling out the “Incident Reported Google Form”.


Environment Agency - [[|webpage]]

You need to call the Environment Agency incident hotline to report:

  • pollution to water or land
  • damage or danger to the natural environment
  • dead fish or fish gasping for air
  • unusual changes in river flow
  • collapsed or badly damaged river banks
  • flooding from main rivers or the sea
  • illegal removals from watercourses
  • incidents at Environment Agency-regulated waste sites
  • main rivers blocked by a vehicle or fallen tree causing risk of flooding
  • poaching or illegal fishing

Environment Agency incident hotline: 0800 80 70 60 24-hour service

MMO - Marine Maritime Organisation - [[|webpage]]

Report any oil spill or other pollution incidents in marine waters through MMO Pollution Incidents Line.

  • MMO Marine Pollution Incidents Line (office hours): 0300 2002024
  • MMO Marine Pollution Incidents Line (out of office hours): 07770 977 825
  • At all times if other numbers out of order: 0345 051 8486
  • Marine Conservation and Enforcement Team / MMO Marine Pollution Response Team: 0300 123 1032

Health and Safety Executive - [[|webpage]]

All H&S issues e.g. unsafe practices related to a development should be reported to the HSE :

  • 0300 003 1647

Or fillout an online form:

Welfare Agencies

British Divers Marine Rescue - [[|website]]

Marine Mammals in distress, e.g. seals, dolphins - British Divers Marine Rescue: 01825 765546

Royal Society of Birds (RSPB) - [[|website]]

To report a crime against birds, i.e. destruction of habitat or pollution - bird crime form

The RSPB website recommends if you see birds in need of help then call the RSPCA hotline (England & Wales): 0300 1234 999

Royal Society for the Protection of Animals (RSPCA) - [[|website]]

RSPCA hotline (England & Wales): 0300 1234 999


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