Marine Stewardship Council: The MSC Global Fisheries Sustainability Fund supports critical fishery science research and projects. The fund launched in July 2015 with an initial allocation of £400,000, split over two years. What the fund is for The fund is aimed at strengthening knowledge and capacity to assist small scale and developing world fisheries in their […]

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Join us for a webinar on Jul 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT. Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8377149772482104066 Guide to Consistent Protection across Europe from Destructive Fishing in EU Natura 2000 Sites by Jean-Luc Solandt of the Marine Conservation Society and Catherine Weller of ClientEarth. Over 100 European Marine Sites (EMS) have been designated in the UK […]

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One boat – the Cornelis Vrolijk 25% – South west ports 4%  – the inherent unfairness of the current quota system is the subject of the current Greenpeace legal challenge. http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/media/press-releases/government-answer-legal-challenge-over-%E2%80%98unfair%E2%80%99-uk-fishing-quota-20150424 Western Daily Press: ‘When the millions of holidaymakers tuck into fish and chips in the coastal resorts of Somerset, Dorset and Devon, the chances […]

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‘The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has  expressed disbelief and anger at the new management measures for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Scottish waters announced by the Scottish Government today (11 June). The SFF maintains that the measures announced go far beyond the proportionate and evidential approach that was promised for the management arrangements of the […]

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Rural Affairs Secretary announces ambitious marine protection plan in Scottish waters. The Scottish Government is putting in place ambitious management measures for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Scottish waters, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment Richard Lochhead announced http://news.scotland.gov.uk/News/Progress-for-MPA-network-19e9.aspx . Following extensive consultation and engagement with a wide range of marine stakeholders, […]

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