Last week the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) was proud to take part in the brilliant Great British Spring Clean.
The BBC’s Planet Earth II has been an outstanding television series, perfectly illustrating the dialectic relationship we have with nature, and helping to re-engage many in the debate on how we protect our wildlife whilst supporting a growing economy, providing …
How would we work if something went wrong in our seas?
Marine Conservation Officer, Monika Van Wyk talks marine pollution and the proposed ban on microplastics.
Nearly every summer since the MMO vested in 2010 we’ve heard reports of people finding bluefin tuna in UK waters. We discourage any fishing activity targeting them.
As human activities in the marine area increase so does underwater noise. Understanding and mitigating the impact of this is an important part of the sustainable development of our seas and protecting the marine environment for future generations.
With the next heat wave reported to arrive, it is a perfect opportunity to get out and enjoy some of the amazing marine wildlife around the English coast. But our enjoyment can quickly lead to the distress of the animals we are …
Getting close to seals is best avoided for all concerned. This for both the welfare of the animal and also the person involved.
We use our social media accounts (LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter) to take part in relevant awareness events and reach people who may be interested in our work. One such example is #NationalMarineWeek, which in 2016 takes place between 23 July – …