JNCC ‘Finding solutions to tackle climate change is a key priority for the UK and international community. One emerging area of focus is ‘nature-based solutions’ to and the crucial role to play in taking action on climate adaptation, resilience, mitigation and biodiversity loss. This is why ‘Nature’ is a key theme at the UN Framework […]

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Wildlife and Countryside Link Marine and Whales Groups are calling for a radical ocean recovery agenda to recover our oceans by 2030 to protect people and nature and climate. The manifesto describes what ocean recovery would look like and the main actions needed to achieve it. These are: A minimum of 30% of our seas […]

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MMO ‘This is a follow on to the previous Evidence Requirement R090 Impacts of non-licensable activities on Marine Protected Areas which was fulfilled in November 2019 by MMO1136 – Non-licensable Activity Impacts on Marine Protected Areas. This link outlines further work and some interesting background. The MMO has an obligation under the Marine and Coastal Access […]

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Royal Society Climate Change Issue – with lots of marine examples Climate change mitigation and nature conservation both require higher protected area targets Callum M. Roberts, Bethan C. O’Leary and  Julie P. Hawkins Published: 27 January 2020  https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0121 Abstract Nations of the world have, to date, pursued nature protection and climate change mitigation and adaptation […]

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