Thanks to Sue Gubbay for providing this link.  This is a really interesting and invaluable insight into a very wide range of projects going on in both UK and Europe covering the marine Natura 2000 sites and programmes. It covered MPAs, fisheries interactions, collaborative programmes, highly mobile species. The Natura 2000 biogeographical seminar for the […]

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Fernanda Balata, NEF     The Blue New Deal will work to deliver good jobs and economic sustainability for coastal communities through a healthier marine environment. Finding solutions to the various challenges faced by coastal communities across the country will require participation and co-operation from a range of different voices and interests. The Blue New Deal will bring […]

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This is a key development and doesn’t seem to have been reported on the official websites. Hence this interesting source: World Ocean Council: ‘The U.N. General Assembly (UNGA) last week adopted a formal resolution to develop a legally-binding treaty for the conservation of marine biodiversity on the ‘high seas’. The new ocean regulations are proposed […]

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