Fishing Focus Issue 38 Although this issue is dominated by fuller explanations of the Demersal landings obligation there are also updates from Defra on: Bass fishing Marine Licensing Inshore fishing activities Fisheries management in MPAs Implications of climate change The MMO Marine Information system To read this go to: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/fishing-focus-issue-38-autumn-2015?cm_mid=5109943&cm_crmid=00abff55-f721-e311-a13d-00155d00012f&cm_medium=email  

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Defra ‘The Government’s commitment to sustainable agriculture and improving the environment is delivered through a range of tools, initiatives and best practice. These aim to protect and improve the water environment and support competitive agriculture. We need a combination of different actions to tackle agricultural diffuse pollution of water effectively.  Some action will happen as […]

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Elizabeth Truss speech to Wildlife & Countryside Link (Sept 15th) https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/elizabeth-truss-speech-to-the-wildlife-and-countryside-link  This speech at the meeting which saw the launch of the Blueprint for Water’s vision   The speech is a very strange mix of the well-trodden Government path of supporting all things farming and economic with very little mention of nature conservation. It highlighted a […]

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