Consultation on the draft Joint Fisheries Statement: Closes 12 Apr 2022 From the Defra website: We are seeking your views on the draft Joint Fisheries Statement (JFS). It has been developed by the four UK fisheries policy authorities (the Secretary of State, the Scottish Ministers, the Welsh Ministers, and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and […]

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Press release from Ireland’s Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage: ‘Public consultation demonstrates strong support for expansion of Marine Protected Areas The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has today published the results of an independent review and analysis of its extensive public consultation undertaken on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). The government aims […]

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Defra launches targets consultation and Nature Recovery Green Paper: The Nature Recovery Green Paper sets out our ambition to enable nature’s recovery in England, laying out proposals to support our aim to halt and reverse the loss of nature over the last 50 years. We want to seize the opportunity to update the existing legal […]

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