Where did all the cod go? Fishing crisis in the North Sea’  The article highlights the increasing importance of the Marine Stewardship Council and Marine Conservation Society on their assessments of sustainability Oceana: ‘The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has announced today the collapse of the North Sea cod population, and has recommended […]

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MCS and environmental lawyers, ClientEarth, are challenging an unlawful misuse of Brexit powers, relating to the EU Withdrawal Act. MCS: ‘The two environmental groups, working with Leigh Day Solicitors, have today launched a High Court challenge to the UK government’s Brexit laws, over sweeping new powers that they say may weaken protection for seas and […]

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Millions of wet-wipes are flushed into UK rivers and are making the headlines on morning TV pic.twitter.com/CUqyHZlprE   One wonders whether the consumer labelling route is going to be enough to solve this problem.  Bob Earll MCS: Leading retailers not embracing new wet wipe ‘flushability’ standard Own-brand wipes can’t carry new ‘Fine to Flush’ logo because […]

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