One boat – the Cornelis Vrolijk 25% – South west ports 4%  – the inherent unfairness of the current quota system is the subject of the current Greenpeace legal challenge. http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/media/press-releases/government-answer-legal-challenge-over-%E2%80%98unfair%E2%80%99-uk-fishing-quota-20150424 Western Daily Press: ‘When the millions of holidaymakers tuck into fish and chips in the coastal resorts of Somerset, Dorset and Devon, the chances […]

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Economist Intelligence Unit: Coastlines and oceans are among the world’s most fragile ecosystems, but they also serve as natural assets that can spur growth and build economies. Successfully managing economic and living resources requires a robust framework that protects the public good while acknowledging the importance of sustainable private-sector investment. But as a report from […]

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‘The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has  expressed disbelief and anger at the new management measures for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Scottish waters announced by the Scottish Government today (11 June). The SFF maintains that the measures announced go far beyond the proportionate and evidential approach that was promised for the management arrangements of the […]

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