Defra ‘Defra has published a consultation on the second tranche of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs). We are proposing 23 new Marine Conservation Zones in English inshore and offshore waters. You can find further information about responding to the consultation in this letter. You can find the consultation document and supporting information including details of individual sites […]
This pro-effective MPA video sets out to remind people to respond to the Scottish MPA consultation – thanks to Jason Hall-Spencer for making this available. http://youtu.be/rQPSC5m1iuI.
Sue Well’s article describes how marine protected areas are now part of main stream thinking across the world. Click here to open.World Parks Congress & MPAs Sue Wells article 17.1.15 Congress overview Over 6000 participants from more than 170 countries took part in the IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC) in November 2014 in Sydney, Australia. […]
This book by Caveen, Polunin, Gray and Stead presents a critical analysis of MPAs in relation to marine resource management. It would be fair to say that these authors also represent the skeptical side of the scientific argument re MPAs. This book will stoke the debate about the objectives of MPAs. Plenty of material here […]