The National Bathing Waters Campaign is calling on us all to combat the level of litter in coastal areas and bathing waters.
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.
The MMO's Jessica Churchill-Bissett provides an update on the work of the Torbay Cleaner Coasts Initiative to tackle the marine litter problem in the south west.
Paul Kirk, Service Designer at the MMO, discusses his first 6 months in the role and working with the fishing industry to develop the export process.
The MMO's Aisling Lannin explains the Marine Pioneer project and how nature is integral to decision making.
Ed Baker, quota manager for the MMO, discusses how meeting with groups of fishermen around the coast informs decisions on monthly catch limits for the under-10m fishing fleet and over-10m vessels that are not part of a producer organisation.
Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is estimated to cost over £8.5 billion a year globally. We work closely with EU Member States and third countries to help tackle this. Read more about our recent discussions in Vigo, Spain.
Graeme High, Head of EMFF, shares his thoughts on how to access the remaining 20% left of the scheme.
As a Marine Planner I am also passionate about our marine environment and recently volunteered in the launch of a new initiative which aims to clean up and protect the coastal habitats in Torbay, Devon.
Today sees the publication of our annual report on UK sea fisheries.