Maritime and Fisheries Fund (MFF): before you apply Information about the available funding from the Maritime and Fisheries Fund (MFF) scheme The MFF scheme in England provides funding to private applicants for: assisting the fisheries sectors with the implementation of national fisheries legislation improving health and safety on fishing vessels improving the added value or […]

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Marine Protected Areas – 1st Edition Marine Protected Areas: Science, Policy and Management addresses a full spectrum of issues relating to Marine Protected Areas (MPS) not currently available in any other single volume. Chapters are contributed by a wide range of working specialists who examine conceptions and definitions of MPAs, progress on the implementation of worldwide […]

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The following JNCC Reports have been published on the new JNCC website: JNCC Report No. 633: A calorific map of harbour porpoise prey in the North Sea JNCC Report No. 632: 1517S Cruise Report: Monitoring survey of North-east Faroe Shetland Channel NCMPA, Wyville-Thomson Ridge SAC & West Shetland Shelf NCMPA JNCC Report No. 630: 1218S […]

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Environmental Regulations   Sean Spiers Greener UK    The Greener UK coalition of 13 environment groups has analysed the Brexit deal against four benchmarks for a green Brexit. We believe the agreement poses a high risk to the environment. bit.ly/35EpM3Q 1/ pic.twitter.com/LbduY2C37b Fishing Opportunities  Griffin Carpenter NEF: ‘Old deal on the left, new deal on the right. […]

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1.  PM to chair new Cabinet Committee on Climate Change The Prime Minister will chair a new Cabinet Committee on Climate Change to drive further action across government to protect our environment, reduce emissions and improve air quality. Published 17 October 2019  The Prime Minister is announcing today, Thursday 17 October, that he will chair […]

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The UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science is due to publish a study according to which pulse trawling, also known as electric fishing, kills off more than half of the seabed species, while traditional fishing methods only impact 21%. EURACTIV’s partner le Journal de l’Environnement reports. The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science […]

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OSPAR held a special consultative meeting in accordance with OSPAR Decision 98/3 on the Disposal of Disused Offshore Installations today in London. On Friday 18 October 2019 a meeting was held in London in accordance with OSPAR Decision 98/3 on the Disposal of Disused Offshore Installations. The Decision prohibits the dumping, and leaving wholly or partly […]

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