10 updates you might have missed from the Marine Management Organisation in July 2018 Posted by: Amy Wardlaw, MMO In July 2018 we achieved a milestone for marine planning, experienced increased interest in watching marine wildlife and reported on our results for 2017/18. Learn more about our work: Go on a coastal adventure with ‘the […]

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EIA consent decision & MCZ stage 1 assessment – 26th July by MMO https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/goodwin-sands-aggregate-dredging-scheme Dover dredging application decision The MMO has approved an application from Dover Harbour Board for aggregate dredging off the Kent coast. Published 26 July 2018   Marine Management Organisation The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has approved an application from Dover Harbour Board […]

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The Government has now adopted England’s South Marine Plan, which brings a new approach to managing the seas between Kent and Devon. The new marine plan provides a policy framework which will be used to help inform decision-making on what activities take place in the marine environment and where how the marine environment is developed, […]

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Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are an important tool for the maintenance of marine ecosystem functionality and health and ensuring the onward flow of beneficial ecosystem services that support human well-being. Social and economic factors influence whether and how stakeholders exploit resources or cooperate to conserve them. Environmental managers are now turning from designating MPAs to […]

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