Assessing fish spillover from marine protected areas and its drivers: A meta‐analysis Manfredi Di Lorenzo and colleagues   First published: 14 June 2020  https://doi.org/10.1111/faf.12469 Assessing spillover from MPAs a meta-analysis Abstract Overfishing may seriously impact fish populations and ecosystems. Marine protected areas (MPAs) are key tools for biodiversity conservation and fisheries management, yet the fisheries benefits […]

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To mark 15 years of expeditions to carry out scientific research on less known and deep waters, and gathering data on threatened habitats and species often protected under European laws, the NGO Oceana has  published a report presenting proposals for 15 Marine Protected Areas in biodiversity hot spots in European waters. It includes a site […]

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A new paper from jean Luc Solandt and co-workers Managing marine protected areas in Europe: moving from ‘feature-based’ to ‘whole-site’ management of sites JLS, MCS ‘Defra has just announced that the effective ‘Fisheries Management in MPAs’ Implementation Group (that emerged from the ‘Revised Approach’) is to be stopped, and replaced with ‘bilateral meetings’. This lessens […]

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