Lee-Ann Henry, marine conservation assistant for the St Helena Government discusses her work and the UK Government's Blue Belt programme.
Amy Wardlaw, MMO
A new Government framework has been launched for the South coast which will inform decision-making on what activities take place in the marine environment. It will guide where and how this is developed, protected and improved in future.
As part of our series of articles about our Blue Belt partnership with the St Helena Government we learn more about Martin Cranfield, marine conservation worker.
The MMO’s list of marine-based evidence requirements may provide a useful starting point for those seeking to take advantage of research funding opportunities.
Alison Small, Pelagic Project Officer for the Marine Section of St Helena Government explains her work and involvement with the UK Government’s Blue Belt programme.
Update on marine planning engagement during the first quarter of 2018 during which we met 350 stakeholders face to face and received survey responses from over 1000.
An interview with Dan Ward, one of the Blue Belt programme's enforcement team members who recently visited Ascension Island.
Learn more about the work of the MMO our monthly round-up: in March 2018 fisheries and exiting the EU made headline news, we explained our marine licensing remit and our work to protect the oceans around UK Overseas Territories was discussed by the Secretary of State.
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.
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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