The Business of Fishing This 3-day residential training course seeks to bring all who attend on a journey into the what, when and why of fisheries science and management. You will work with other like-minded professionals in a neutral setting to explore and interrogate the processes involved, share insights and build understanding away from the […]

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This article is in part a response to the research study published a year ago. The Ecologist: Governing Marine Protected Areas: Lyme Bay Horatio Morpurgo The scientific case for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) is now overwhelming. The bigger question is how can they be managed more effectively? HORATIO MORPURGO reports. When conservation and utilitarian aims […]

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Defra have launched a stakeholder consultation: We’d like your views on our proposed changes to the 2012 Fisheries Concordat.  The Fisheries Concordat sets out arrangements for licensing fishing vessels and allocating fish quota received through the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy. Our plans include changing when fishing vessel owners can move the management of vessels from […]

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