Hi, I am Dr Emily Hardman. I’m an “Integrated Marine Management Manager” for the Blue Belt Programme. It’s my role to help develop, deliver and support an Integrated Marine Management system for the UK Overseas Territories.
Hi, I’m Carl! I’m a geek, a tech junkie and a digital advocate. But, as a father to a 3 year old girl, I’m also regularly reminded of that famous Spiderman quotation: “With great power, comes great responsibility”.
Oliver Yates, Senior Marine Science Advisor in the Blue Belt team provides an update on his work with the Tristan da Cunha Fisheries and Conservation Departments and Island Administrator to support delivery of research to inform a marine protection strategy for the area.
We're halfway through our iteration 2 consultation workshops for Marine Planning. Find out what happened in the North West and South East and what is still to come for the South West and North East.
Updates on marine plan development, our work to protect the oceans around UK Overseas Territories, explaining our marine licensing role in high profile developments and additional explanation of commercial fishing.
Since the UK voted to leave the EU the proportion of questions the MMO receives from the public and media about commercial fishing has increased.
Dr Martin Collins discusses his recent visit to Tristan da Cunha on behalf of the UK Blue Belt programme.
This month saw good news for one of our Board Members and we also welcomed a new recruit. Representatives for the Blue Belt programme visited UK Overseas Territories and the MMO was mentioned in the Government's 25 Year Environment Plan. …
The MMO welcomes the government’s ambitious 25-Year Environment Plan to leave our environment in a better state than it was found. It has provided a summary of the aspects of the plan relevant to its role and remit.
Want to know who regulates piplelines and the substances which come out of them - find out here.
The MMO presented an update on our marine wildlife crime enforcement work at the annual Wildlife Crime Enforcers Conference.