Defra ‘George Eustice, Minister of State for Farming, Food and the Marine Environment, made a written statement in Parliament on the Marine licensing recovery policy. [‘Recovery’ – in his context means that the Minister can recover the decision making process] A copy is attached: Written Ministerial Statement The changes to the marine licensing process allow […]
Fisheries Management: Landing Obligation To read more go to: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/fisheries-management-landing-obligation From: Marine Management Organisation – MMO – First published: 19 October 2015 ‘Guides on the discard ban, how the rules apply, selling undersize fish, reporting requirements and quota management. Contents Guidance for fishermen Guidance for ports, markets, agents and other businesses Fishery specific guidance Policy […]
The National Federation of Fisherman’s Organisations have launched a research project into the effects of fishing gears on conservation features in MPAs to inform appropriate site management measures. The project has been funded by Seafish and the European Fisheries Fund and will explore whether site specific evidence about fishing gears can be applied to making […]
The European Commission has published a report on the progress in establishing Marine Protected Areas (as required by Article 21 of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive 2008/56/EC). View the report at http://ec.europa.eu/environment/marine/eu-coast-and-marine-policy/implementation/pdf/marine_protected_areas.pdf.