This is our second newsletter giving you an update on the latest developments in the Catchment Based Approach (CaBA), what is happening nationally and what we in Defra have been working on: ·       2014/15 CaBA funding ·       Ministerial catchment visit ·       Ministerial support for catchment working at CIWEM conference ·       Other CaBA news ·       ConnectRight […]

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This two-page note captures our emerging thoughts on four aspects of the planning process where we think change is needed. We are publishing this note with the aim of promoting discussion in this important area. The 2010-2012 drought event was remarkable in its severity and duration; and in its conclusion, as a result of the […]

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Call For Proposals – May 2014 The Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum (SARF) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for a research and development project in the following area: SARF106 – A risk/benefit analysis of mariculture as a means to reduce the impacts of terrestrial production of food and energy with particular regard to […]

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Today the Shark Trust launches its No Limits? campaign in response to the crisis posed by unlimited and escalating shark fishing pressure. With no catch limits set for many shark species, landings have soared over the past decade, placing huge pressure on shark populations. The Trust’s No Limits? campaign highlights the urgent need to introduce […]

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RE: ABPmer have been leading the way with their work on coastal management – this article covers both the recent success of the Selsey managed realignment but also ‘advance the line’/reuse of sediments. ABPmer:   ‘The 2013/14 winter brought the issue of coastal flooding and management into particularly sharp focus in the UK. The large storm-induced […]

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