‘An independent report on the Evaluation of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCAs),  has been published. Evaluation of the Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities Report UK Fishing Industry News ‘The Association which is the representative body for the ten IFCAs in England, has welcomed the ‘Evaluation of the Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities commissioned by […]

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There have long been issues of trust between the fisheries sector and institutions charged with fisheries management, not helped by the more recent repercussions of Brexit. This paper gives some insights into the issue, summarising the results of a survey to examine levels of trust as well as fishers’ opinions of current management goals and […]

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Defra ‘The Government has launched (Thursday 22 July) opened a consultation on compensatory measures for unavoidable development impacts on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). Our marine environment faces increasing pressure from human activities and climate change. The government wants to ensure that a consistent level of protection is afforded to the unique habitats, species and features […]

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