Defra – MMO: More than 700,000 extra days at sea have been secured for UK fishermen in Western Waters in 2014. The extra fishing days were confirmed after industry-led negotiations between UK and French representatives, which have been taking place since the start of the year. Vessels in the UK over-15 metre scallop fleet have […]

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James Box  NERC Science Programme Officer   This call is being led by EPSRC with the support of three RCUK cross-council programmes: Living with Environmental Change, The Energy Programme and the Global Food Security Programme; and the UK cross-government /industry UK Water Research Innovation Partnership (UKWRIP). It is hoped that the sandpit will enable UK researchers […]

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  This is information is extremely valuable in helping to understand the direction of travel and ecosystem impacts of our fishing industry. ‘The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) published its annual UK Sea Fisheries Statistics 2013 report today. The report includes detailed figures on the UK fishing fleet, the number of fishermen, the quantity and value […]

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RenewableUK has condemned the unprecedented interference of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles in renewable energy projects in England. He has now intervened in 50 wind farm planning applications since June 2013, taking decisions personally projects means higher bills for UK consumers, goes against public demand for renewable energy instead […]

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