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.
Here is the latest update on the work that the Blue Belt Programme are undertaking with our partners on Ascension Island.
We were proud to welcome the suffrage flag to our Newcastle office on Monday 13 August, starting its journey around North East England as part of the UK civil service relay.
Learn more about the work of the MMO our monthly round-up: in July 2018 we achieved a milestone for marine planning, experienced increased interest in watching marine wildlife and reported on our results for 2017/18.