Vulnerable marine ecosystem advice released – ICES Advice issued on vulnerable marine ecosystems draws on information from new ICES database. Published: 5 July 2016 Page Content Released today, the advice sees an ICES review of new evidence for the occurrence of vulnerable marine ecosystems – deep-sea habitats such as cold-water coral reefs and clusters of […]

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The Celtic Seas Partnership is producing a series of Best Practice Guidelines to support marine stakeholders in working and co-existing in ways which promote healthy, productive seas, towards the EU’s target of ‘Good Environmental Status’. Following a series of facilitated discussions, alongside the development of ten case studies from across the Celtic Seas, we have […]

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‘Defra, the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government have published the Marine Strategy Part Three: UK programme of measures. This outlines a comprehensive set of existing and planned measures that will help to achieve Good Environmental Status (GES) in our seas. The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) requires Member States to […]

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