Our seas have a brilliant variety of marine life and habitats, many of which are rare and nationally important. The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) has developed a new approach to its UK offshore Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) conservation advice. The revised approach provides more detailed advice and information to operators and regulators, supporting management […]

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Two articles:  Proposal to designate Loch Carron as a nature conservation Marine Protected Area (MPA), with an associated Marine Conservation Order (MCO) – Scottish Government – Citizen Space. Participate the in the consultation here: https://consult.gov.scot/marine-scotland/loch-carron-mpa/  There is an upcoming webinar describing how to use a new web tool to investigate fisheries management in English MPAs: […]

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