From Hansard and the Fisheries APPG newsletter. This response by Lord Goldsmith to questions in the Lords about offshore wind illustrates that the Government are thinking: The noble Baroness asked a number of specific questions. The first was again in relation to the tension between inshore fisheries and offshore wind farms. Defra is working closely […]

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Fisheries and Seafood Scheme funding rounds open for applications – Closing date 6th October Four competitive funding rounds to support key areas of England’s marine and fisheries sector. The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has today (25 August) opened four funding rounds for applications to help support the fishing and seafood sector in England. The time-limited […]

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A new report from MCS, WWF & RSPB pressing government to adopt a ‘climate-smart’ approach to UK fisheries. The report calls for stakeholders to actively seek to limit bottom towed fishing gear to support recovery of blue carbon within current MPAs and in key areas outside of MPAs. Also that work should take place to […]

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This briefing summarises the outputs from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fisheries open Parliamentary webinar, held on 12 July 2021. The meeting heard from speakers from around the world who have made pioneering efforts to build climate resilience into fisheries and coastal communities. The briefing summarises case studies from South America, Australia and Canada […]

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