The MMO has published a new research report looking at how and where marine plans are being used in decision-making by public bodies.
Amy Wardlaw, MMO
Ports are essential to the UK economy and our ports sector is one of the largest in Europe. We answer some of the common questions about port development and the MMO’s role.
Introducing and explaining the new catch recording app for fishermen.
MMO and other marine-related news and developments which took place in October 2018.
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.
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
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.
Jessica Churchill-Bissett, from the MMO's marine planning team, led a volunteer clean-up of Devon beaches on behalf of the Torbay Cleaner Coasts Initiative.
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News and updates about the work of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and its partners in enabling sustainable growth in seas around England. Marine industries are estimated to contribute around £49.4 billion a year to the UK economy.
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- Increased presence at sea deters illegal fishing 24 March 2021
- Spotlight on: British Antarctic Territory 3 February 2021
- Spotlight on: Tristan da Cunha's Marine Protected Zone 20 January 2021