Environment Agency    ‘We are consulting on future close season arrangements for coarse fishing on English rivers.  The current coarse fishing close season on rivers, some canals and some stillwaters runs from 15 March to 15 June. There is no close season on most canals and most stillwaters. We want to better understand the risks and […]

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This might not be your idea of fun but the Defra website is currently churning out colossal amounts of documentation on Brexit related matters both in terms of advice re No deal as well as detailed amendments re the Withdrawal Bill to pretty much every aspect of environmental & marine legislation. Three examples:  The Marine […]

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Guardian: Seawater temperature is rising faster than predicted, which is likely to worsen extreme weather events around the world The world’s oceans are warming at a faster rate than previously estimated, new research has found, raising fresh concerns over the rapid progress of climate change. Warming oceans take up more space, a process known as thermal […]

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