The Landing Obligation (also know as the discard ban) means that certain catches of fish are no longer allowed to be discarded at sea. The full Landing Obligation comes into force on 1 January 2019. We answer some common questions.
Carl Harvey (Digital Manager)
Hi, I’m Carl! I’m a geek, a tech junkie and a digital advocate. But, as a father to a 3 year old girl, I’m also regularly reminded of that famous Spiderman quotation: “With great power, comes great responsibility”.
“ ?Naughty people - put it in the bin ?"
On the 6 July 2017 the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) had the pleasure of attending a gala dinner at the public sector paperless awards at the Royal Garden Hotel Kensington.
In the coming weeks, you will notice that it’s much quieter than usual on this blog.
Last week the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) was proud to take part in the brilliant Great British Spring Clean.
How would we work if something went wrong in our seas?
Share, tweet, post, blog, embed, link, upload, pin, grab, sign up, hashtag, DM, route, podcast, wiki, widget, kik, RSS, digg, mash, buzz, reader, captcha, storify, photocast. Confusing isn’t it?
Our seas are an incredible resource for us all, but as population and industry grow so does our dependence on the marine environment. With national and international recognition that current levels of use and growth are unsustainable, the need to …
The MMO’s marine planning team would like to tell you a little bit about a marine planning tool that has recently undergone some changes. On the 8 July 2015 the MMO launched the redesigned Marine Information System (MIS). The MIS is a …
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