The Fisheries Bill receives Royal Assent after 10 months in Parliament. The UK’s first major domestic fisheries legislation in nearly 40 years passed into law. The Fisheries Act 2020 gives the UK full control of its fishing waters for the first time since 1973. The Fisheries Act will enable the UK to control who fishes […]

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DNA – based methods offer a significant opportunity to change how we monitor and assess biodiversity. These techniques may provide cheaper alternatives to existing species monitoring or an ability to detect species that we cannot currently detect reliably. However, for most species, there is still much development required before they can be used in routine monitoring. […]

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On the 23rd September, the Unlocking the Severn project celebrated a major milestone – the first of our fish passes was opened to river fish! After years of bid development and a period of 16 months since the works commenced alongside Bevere weir, the fish pass, just north of Worcester has now been completed. The […]

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