MCS  Clara Johnstone    …        ‘However, it seems this opportunity is being wasted. When reading the latest version of the new Fisheries Bill I got an awful sense of déjà vu. Whilst many of the objectives relating to sustainability look good on paper, they mostly follow the same tone and offer the same commitments we have […]

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As it goes through its second reading in the House of Commons the Fisheries Bill has lost another amendment that was a critical test of building a system of “world leading fisheries management”. First it was having sustainability as a prime objective of the Fisheries Bill that was dropped and now an amendment that would […]

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The Fisheries Bill provides a framework for fisheries management after the Brexit transition period ends and the UK is no longer part of the Common Fisheries Policy. It is intended to underpin the UK’s management of fisheries as an independent coastal state. One of the successful amendments introduced during the Report stage in the House […]

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How would Sir David Attenborough and four other leading thinkers invest $1 billion to save the ocean?.  Click here to watch a short video. Also more ideas in a report which assesses trends for the next decade including blue finance, decarbonising shipping, the role of tourism in marine conservation, delivering the huge potential of offshore […]

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