Latest advice shows seabass population is dangerously low The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says the latest advice from ICES that no seabass should be caught in 2017 from the stock in UK’s waters reveals the desperate situation this restaurant and recreational angling favourite is in.  The advice confirms fears that the population – which is mainly […]

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The Threat:   George Eustace – Brexit would free UK from ‘spirit-crushing’ green directives, says minister. Farming minister George Eustice says leave vote would free up £2bn now spent on insurance schemes and incentives for farmers Brexit and the sea     Charles Clover Blue Marine Foundation: Let us remember just what our seas were like before the […]

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The information continues to flow – What has Europe done for us? EEA Report on the State of European Bathing Beaches But what about whaling? – WDCS Campaign MCS have highlighted their position on Europe and how Europe has benefited wildlife This reminds me of the classic Monty Python sketch – What have the Romans […]

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The Environmental Audit Committee questions academics on the environmental impact of microplastics (on May 9th watch the video). Watch Parliament TV: Environmental impact of microplastics Inquiry: Environmental impact of microplastics  Scope of the inquiry The Environmental Audit Committee calls for evidence on the environmental impact of microplastics. Key issues include: the scale, sources and consequences […]

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