UK Seafood Innovation Fund | Call for Applications    The £10 million Seafood Innovation Fund (SIF) will support the UK’s technology, fishing and seafood industries to deliver long-term, cutting edge innovation – and the first call for applications is open! SIF seeks to support ambitious and bold innovations that will enable a step-change in the productivity […]

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Watch the study video at: https://www.bluemarinefoundation.com/2019/07/17/limits-on-pot-fishing-can-result-in-win-win-for-fishermen-and-marine-wildlife/. https://phys.org/news/2019-07-limits-pot-fishing-result-win-win.html Restricting the amount of inshore potting for crab and lobster within marine protected areas (MPAs) can generate a “win-win” for both fishermen and the marine environment, according to the first major study exploring the issue. The study showed that crab caught in areas of low potting levels were of greater average […]

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There always used to be an All Parliamentary Group on Coastal Communities … this reincarnation will be another helpful group to help recognise the pressures that coastal communities are facing not least from climate change. Hartlepool MP Mike Hill is heading up a new group of MPs aimed at boosting the country’s coastal towns. Mr […]

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On the eve of Brexit, with many long terms issues like lack of quota still a running sore, this event will try and fashion a sustainable future for many inshore fishermen. Hopefully the bursaries will encourage a strong participation. Fishermen from across the UK are being offered funding to support their attendance at the Future of […]

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