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. …
Amy Wardlaw, MMO
Communications manager for marine licensing at the Marine Management Organisation
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.
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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.
Reports have again been received of bluefin tuna appearing in UK waters.
Where to find information online about fishing activity in UK waters and by UK and EU fishing vessels and an explanation of the rules around foreign ownership of UK fishing vessels.
Changes to the marine licence application system to help people to work out whether they need consent and in some cases obtain a self-service licence online.