Many important ocean regions off the coasts of the mainland United States are significantly unprotected, according to a new analysis of marine protected areas. The study finds that large portions of the coast have only 5% or less of its area conserved and a vast majority of the Mid-Atlantic coast unprotected. For the study, researchers […]

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Following the announcement of Byelaws to prohibit damaging fishing activity in four MPAs last month, including Dogger Bank and the Canyons, which will come into force on 13 June 2022, the MMO are now seeking views on the impacts of bottom towed gear fishing in 13 more MPAs which contain some of the most sensitive […]

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