Wildlife and Countryside Link Marine and Whales Groups are calling for a radical ocean recovery agenda to recover our oceans by 2030 to protect people and nature and climate. The manifesto describes what ocean recovery would look like and the main actions needed to achieve it. These are: A minimum of 30% of our seas […]

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If you can ignore the project acronym this is a really interesting exercise to help inform the location of renewables. Using ecosystem services & participation to inform the spatial planning of offshore wind ‘The CORPORATES project builds community understanding of and dialogue about the range of ecosystem services provided by the Firth of Forth marine […]

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The Marine Management Organisation is asking for feedback on the first outputs in the development of the next phase of marine plans. (This process also links to a host of outputs). Marine planning events start in Scarborough on Tuesday 14 February   A questionnaire on the first outputs of marine planning in the north east, north west, south […]

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Just three of the articles from the most recent MMO marine planning update Draft South Marine Plan consultation – now open  At the beginning of November we launched our 12 week consultation on the draft South Marine Plan. The consultation is open until 27 January 2017, and asks for your views and feedback on the […]

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