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.
Amy Wardlaw, MMO
Communications manager for marine licensing at the Marine Management Organisation
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.
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.
How the process of setting quota limits for the amount of fish UK vessels can catch currently works.
Marine sand and gravel extraction plays an increasingly important role in meeting the nation’s need for construction aggregate. New guidance to support the industry's long-term future and protect the environment and other seabed interests.
The MMO will work with the Environment Agency and Natural England to provide an efficient, consistent service that supports sustainable growth in the Tees Estuary.