There is strong support for more legal protection for Irish waters according to a coalition of Ireland’s leading environmental non-governmental organisations and networks. Fair Seas has revealed details of its survey conducted to learn about the connection Irish people have with the sea. The research shows that 31% of people believe that Irish seas are […]

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A huge marine reserve in the Pacific Ocean has led to the recovery of tuna and other migratory fish around its borders. Carefully placed no-fishing zones can help to restore tunas and other large, iconic fish species, according to a study published in Science.     The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii is almost four times […]

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Useful outputs from this conference. A major report, presentations and a film – a Europe wide view. ‘We are pleased to announce that we finally published the Proceedings of the Conference “Progress in Marine Conservation in Europe 2015” by the end of 2016! It is published in the BfN-Series “BfN-Skripten” with the No. 451. Here, […]

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Links to recent JNCC reports relating to the marine environment – from John Henson Webb Our most recent publications are the abrasion and extraction JNCC Pressure Mapping Methodology reports: Report 515 Physical Damage (Reversible Change) – Penetration and/or disturbance of the substrate below the surface of the seabed, including abrasion (2016) Church, N.J., Carter, A.J., […]

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