Landing Obligation 2019 – Rules and regulations The landing obligation (‘discard ban’) applies to quota species and is being phased in over the period 2015 to 2019. Suite of 15 reports deals with how to address the issues around implementing the landing obligations. Topics range from general guidance to specific gear related topics, e.g. Nephrops. […]

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Non-lethal deterrents suitable for control of seals from fishing vessels To understand the interactions between seals and fishing and explore non-lethal deterrents suitable for control of seals from fishing vessels To understand the interactions between seals and fishing and explore non-lethal deterrents suitable for control of seals from fishing vessels Interactions between seals and fishing […]

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New analysis confirms Scottish wind farm provided enough power last month for nearly five million homes Scotland’s fleet of onshore and offshore wind farms set another record last month, providing enough clean power for nearly five million homes. According to a new analysis from WWF Scotland, wind turbines delivered power over the course of the […]

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The following JNCC Reports have been published: JNCC/Cefas Partnership Report Series No. 21: CEND0917 Cruise Report: North-West of Jones Bank and The Canyons Marine Conservation Zones’ Monitoring Survey JNCC Report No. 625 A review of the distribution and ecological importance of seabed communities in the deep waters surrounding Scotland JNCC Report No. 624 UK Marine […]

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