Well-managed MPAs – using the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas for guidance Sue Wells Chair, IUCN WCPA Marine Management Effectiveness and Green List Task Force Contact: suewells1212@gmail.com 18 January 2019      Sue at suewells1212@gmail.com As part of our obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity, the UK has committed to putting an effectively […]

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Publication of the summary of responses begins to highlight next steps Litter Innovation Fund: further round of funding announced HM Treasury: ‘Individuals, businesses and campaign groups have expressed overwhelming support for action on tackling the impact of plastics on our environment.  The backing comes as HM Treasury publishes the summary of responses to its recent call for […]

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How best to speak for coastal communities and the environment; the report highlights the next steps and actions needed. The Coastal Partnerships Network (CPN), Coastal Communities Alliance (CCA) and the Local Government Authority Coastal Special Interest Group (LGA Coastal SIG) held the Coastal Challenge Summit with the aim of facilitating cross-sector, multi-regional debate to explore […]

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Fishing for Justice: England’s Inshore Fisheries’ Social Movements and Fixed Quota Allocation Jeremy W. Anbleyth-Evans and Chris William’s paper develops thinking about the need for a fairer allocation of quota to the under 10m fleets and the work of the Coastal Producer Organisation English inshore fishers have long campaigned to have a fair share of the […]

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