The Landing Obligation (also know as the discard ban) means that certain catches of fish are no longer allowed to be discarded at sea. The full Landing Obligation comes into force on 1 January 2019. We answer some common questions.
Marine planning surveys give you the opportunity to tell us how you think the plans are performing.
Introducing and explaining the new catch recording app for fishermen.
MMO and other marine-related news and developments which took place in October 2018. This included significant developments in Parliament and proposals on changes to laws.
Dog mess should never be left on beaches to be washed away by the tide. It contains high levels of bacteria that can affect water quality and pose a risk to public health.
The Wave Dancer, a fisheries patrol boat from Tristan da Cunha, has been transported to the UK for refurbishment as part of the UK Government’s Blue Belt Programme.
Today the Marine Management Organisation has published analysis showing where fish were caught before being landed. This includes activity by UK vessels and other EU Member States’ vessels in North East Atlantic waters.
In August 2018 we celebrated the diverse life in our seas, encouraged people to take care of their beaches, took part in an historic event and provided updates on our enforcement activities
Integrated Marine Management Manager, Dr Emily Hardman, provides us with an insight into one of the smallest populated UK Overseas Territories, Pitcairn Island. Emily is working with the local community, helping to deliver the Blue Belt Programme in the waters …
The National Bathing Waters Campaign is calling on us all to combat the level of litter in coastal areas and bathing waters.