New report finds bottom trawling taking place in 98% of UK’s offshore Marine Protected Areas Date posted: 6 January 2021 Marine Conservation Society ‘We’ve released our Marine unProtected Areas report which found that bottom trawling is taking place in a worrying 98% of the UK’s offshore Marine Protected Areas designed to protect the seabed. As a result of […]
Following the end of the Brexit transition period, our latest White Paper explores what the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement has to say on fisheries. At the eleventh hour, the EU and UK agreed a deal to govern relations between the two parties when the Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020. Throughout the […]
The Brexit Trade Deal & Fisheries This is the text of the Trade deal – fisheries is 14 pages out of 1246, see page 261 Defra have responded to the press coverage The implications of the Brexit Deal for fisheries was first published by the BBC And also the Guardian who described the fishermen’s reaction […]
The Blue Marine Foundation have produced a new video on their work in Lyme Bay. Watch it here Collaboration and trust have been built to enable both fishing and conservation objectives to be realised. An important case study.