Thanks to Peter Jones for the information on this. Only related to 10% MPA target but this is a UN call to action and scientists’ consensus statement to support this call? From March 7-9, 2016, the Government of Italy, the Ocean Sanctuary Alliance and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) organized an international conference to support […]

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Protecting large stretches of the ocean from human influence may well be good for conservation, but a new study by University of York scientists Professor Callum Roberts and Dr Bethan O’Leary suggests that setting aside at least 30 percent of it would also benefit fishermen and other stakeholders. The study, published in Conservation Letters, reviewed […]

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An update on this important programme from the Marine Management Organisation. Project to develop an inshore vessel monitoring system that can be used to manage marine protected areas and inshore fisheries. Project Background Approval Programme Lyme Bay trial Contact information Project Background The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is working with inshore fisheries and conservation authorities […]

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