Chief Islander James Glass reflects on the implementation of Tristan’s Marine Protection Zone – announced on Friday 13th November 2020 Situated in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean, on the edge of the Roaring Forties, lies a group of islands unknown to most of the world’s population. Tristan da Cunha covers a small land […]

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The Government response to Greenpeace’s action at Dogger Bank – Defra Posted by: Defra Press Office Defra – The Government’s response to the Greenpeace Action   23rd September 2020 ‘There is coverage in The Times, Daily Telegraph, The Herald and Channel 4 News (00:48) of the ongoing Greenpeace action at Dogger Bank Special Area of Conservation (SAC), where yesterday Greenpeace […]

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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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