The Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Spatial Plan (PFOW MSP) has won the Excellence in Plan Making Practice category at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2017. The awards were held in London on 15 June. The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence are the most established and respected awards in […]

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  Ecosystem Services in Marine and Coastal Management: Your views Over recent years the concept of ecosystem services has become increasingly embedded into marine and coastal management and decision making. In spite of this, questions remain as to how useful the concept is in supporting dialogue and collaboration across the research-policy-practice interface.  Consequently, we’re interested in practitioners, […]

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Bob Earll     The Grenfell Tower episode has revealed systematic failings in many areas but seems to me symptomatic of many issues covered routinely by water and environmental interests. This week’s CMS water news reinforces these points on flooding and social deprivation and water abstraction. Now Michael Gove the chief cheer leader for denigrating ‘experts’ is […]

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