Ecologist article by Jean-Luc Solandt & Horatio Morpurgo: ‘Infractions against Marine Protected Areas in Northumberland don’t bode well for post-Brexit fishing regulations. The failure of local authorities in the UK to enforce protection zones today is threatening fish populations – including the very young, with no evidence of any benefit for fishing communities.  In 2012 […]

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UK government makes ambitious call to treble internationally-agreed targets for ocean protection. UK calls for third of world’s oceans to be safeguarded by 2030 Current global targets for protected areas to treble under ambitious plans Marine protection top of agenda at UN General Assembly in New York Defra ‘Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today called […]

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Who is blocking Highly Protected Marine Areas? Dr Jean-Luc Solandt Principal Specialist, Marine Protected Areas, Marine Conservation Society 01989 561594 / 07793 118387   www.mcsuk.org Dr Sue Gubbay, Independent Marine Consultant Dr Bob Earll, Communications and Management for Sustainability, Dear Mr Gove, This blog is prompted by the eventual release of a research assessment of HPMAs […]

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