The Guardian has reported that it has been given consultation details about the next generation of marine nature reserves in England. The Guardian report states: ‘Five highly protected marine areas (HPMAs) could be created by the government to ban all fishing and rewild the sea, the Guardian has learned. The new generation of marine nature […]

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The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI) has published a briefing paper on deep-sea mining. Discussing the significant reputational, regulatory, and operational risks associated with plans to mine the deep seabed of minerals, the paper addresses how financial institutions should respond to the deep-sea mining sector. It also lays out how financial institutions wishing […]

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A batch of baby lobsters has been released into the sea on the Yorkshire coast to kickstart a scheme aimed at replenishing dwindling stocks, the BBC has reported. They were raised from eggs by the Whitby Lobster Hatchery which aims to rear 100,000 juveniles every year. The boost to local populations would “ensure the sustainability […]

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