Protecting areas of the ocean and coastlines with “whole-site” Marine Protected Area (MPA) status can result in four-fold increases in the abundance and diversity of fish populations, a new study has shown. Researchers from the University of Plymouth have been monitoring the impact of the Lyme Bay MPA since it was designated in 2008. They found […]

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Dr James Stewart  Senior Environment Officer, Devon and Severn Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority This link will take you to the permanent record of the news item on our website: pdf version ‘The Planning Inspectorate (PINS) is holding a Public Inquiry regarding the Acoustic Fish Deterrent at Hinkley Point C (HPC), a new nuclear power […]

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New Good Fish Guide Ratings Marine Conservation Society  ‘Earlier in the month the latest update to our Good Fish Guide sustainable seafood ratings was launched. The update sees a number of new ratings being added to the list, representing even more of the seafood that is caught, farmed and eaten in the UK. There are […]

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