For Shark Awareness Day (July 14th) , Greenpeace UK and Greenpeace Spain have highlighted their report ‘Hooked on sharks – The EU fishing fleets fuelling the global shark trade’ In the report, the evolution of the North Atlantic shark fishery is covered and the downward trajectory of shark populations and the consequent impacts on ocean […]

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Chris Grayling, MP, is introducing a Ten Minute Rule Motion entitled ‘Marine Protected Areas (Bottom Trawling)’. We covered previously that a study noted that Brexit may bring some benefits to the environment as it has enabled the UK to reclaim the autonomy to designate offshore marine protected areas. For example, this has enabled a proposal to […]

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