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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 Marine Conservation Grants – Applications Invited If you are planning a marine conservation project in 2017 you may be eligible to apply for a grant from Sea-Changers. We give a number of small grants (generally under £1,000) and tend to support grass roots and community based projects. The latest round of applications is currently open, […]

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Fishing nations at the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) have once again failed to adopt scientific advice and best practices to safeguard several species of oceanic sharks. Unprecedented support for stronger ICCAT finning ban was quashed. Mako & blue shark catches remain unlimited. A small step taken […]

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