Registrations and records submitted though the MMO’s electronic catch recording app continue to increase MMO ‘The Marine Management Organisation’s (MMO) new digital catch recording app now has more than 1300 registered users in the Under 10 metre fishing fleet. The new digital catch recording app, developed by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), with involvement from […]

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In what was a meat and drink rendition of the work of COAST on Arran and the benefits of MPAs – the Guardian’s reporter managed to get a remarkable quote from a Defra spokesperson … Guardian A spokesperson for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs blamed the EU for the failures in marine conservation. “Currently […]

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Access to UK Fishing waters: What’s the deal? 12 February 2020 The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee takes evidence from academics and fishing industry representatives  on how changes in access to UK fishing waters will affect the industry. Parliament TV: Access to UK fisheries post-Brexit EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee Witnesses Wednesday 12 February 2020, Committee […]

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Stockholm Resilience Centre:  ‘Story highlights Researchers synthesized 50-years of data from shipping, drilling, deep-sea mining, aquaculture, bioprospecting and much more The largest ocean industry is the oil and gas sector There is a high degree of consolidation relating the seafood industry, oil and gas exploitation and bioprospecting with just a small handful of multinational companies […]

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