A new paper from jean Luc Solandt and co-workers Managing marine protected areas in Europe: moving from ‘feature-based’ to ‘whole-site’ management of sites JLS, MCS ‘Defra has just announced that the effective ‘Fisheries Management in MPAs’ Implementation Group (that emerged from the ‘Revised Approach’) is to be stopped, and replaced with ‘bilateral meetings’. This lessens […]

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The Super-trawler in the English Channel and the developing commentaries (see below) and illustrations have been a stark reminder to a much wider audience about the scale of modern industrial fishing. This note highlights: The sheer size of these super trawlers that simply dwarf any ‘traditional’ trawler. The legality of the quota allocation via the […]

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Maritime and Fisheries Fund (MFF): before you apply Information about the available funding from the Maritime and Fisheries Fund (MFF) scheme The MFF scheme in England provides funding to private applicants for: assisting the fisheries sectors with the implementation of national fisheries legislation improving health and safety on fishing vessels improving the added value or […]

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