PML ‘If you haven’t already done so, by the end of May, please take time to complete a questionnaire for a survey that is being conducted by researchers at Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) to assess the evidence on the economic benefits of marine protected areas and other spatial protection measures? The survey can be accessed […]

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EAC ‘Marine Protected Areas Revisited’ The Marine Protected Areas Revisited report published today, found MPAs are not being effectively managed, and the Government needs to do more to protect vulnerable marine habitats, features and species once a site is designated as an MPA. The Committee also expressed concern that the Government had moved the goal […]

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Links between seabed type and quality are closely related to the abundance and size of young commercially fished species such as cod, haddock and whiting. A new study, led by the University of Glasgow and published today in Marine Ecology Progress Series, examines the abundance and size of these three types of commercial fish over the course of […]

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