Championing Coastal Coordination – 2024/2025 – online seminar The Expression of Interest (EOI) for the 2024/2025 Championing Coastal Coordination (3C’s) funding round is now open. This is the final confirmed round of funding for the 3C’s. The Environment Agency will be hosting an online Question and Answers seminar at 14.00 on Friday 7th June. The […]

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A report titled ‘Fisheries policies adaptation and resilience to climate change and ocean acidification’ was published from the ClimateXChange Secretariat earlier this May. The research authored by BMT through ClimateXChange aimed at informing Scotland’s fisheries policies, specifically focusing on driving adaptation and resilience to climate change and ocean acidification. The research prioritised the development of […]

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A global maritime court has determined that greenhouse gases constitute marine pollution.  The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) said emissions from fossil fuels that are absorbed by the oceans count as marine pollution. What is the ITLOS advisory opinion and what did it say? Client Earth explained the background to the […]

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The Marine Management Organisation (MMO), in collaboration with other UK governmental bodies, is responsible for managing marine non-licensable activities (mNLA) to further the conservation objectives of England’s inshore marine protected areas within 0-12 nautical miles (nm). mNLA activities encompass a range of recreational pursuits, from sailing and motorboating to diving and snorkelling. This excludes fishing […]

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The UK’s saltmarshes are under threat from climate change, coastal erosion, and sea-level rise, according to a new study led by the University of St Andrews and the University of York. Carbon Accumulation Occupying more than 450km² of the UK coastline, saltmarshes capture and store large quantities of carbon, which makes them one of the […]

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