UK Government to create world’s largest marine reserve around the Pitcairn Islands Update: Peter Jones Blog at http://www.openchannels.org/blog/pjsjones/pitcairn-marine-reserve-only-announcement-intention-designate-could-be-breakthrough discussing challenges raised by Pitcairn announcement may be of interest to you and readers Marine Conservation Society Leading conservation groups, scientists and residents of Pitcairn Island today congratulate the UK Government on its decision to create the […]
Managing fisheries in Marine Protected Areas – Management to meet Article 6 of the Habitats Directive Defra / MMO ‘To bring fisheries in line with other activities, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) announced on the 14 August 2012 a revised approach to managing fishing activities within European marine sites (EMS). […]
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.