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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Robert Goodwill has been appointed as Fisheries Minister at Defra. He takes over from George Eustice who has resigned over issues concerning the delay to Brexit votes. Goodwill has arrived to receive a scathing letter from the Lords concerning quotas MCS Debbie Crockard: ‘New fisheries minister – more than just goodwill will be needed in […]

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MPA News Open Channels:  ‘As the global MPA community approaches the 2020 deadline for meeting Aichi Target 11, it must achieve two potentially very different goals. There is the numerical goal of covering 10% of coastal and marine areas in MPAs. And there is the qualitative goal that the conservation be achieved through “effectively and equitably managed, ecologically representative and […]

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