Almost 8,500 ships of 300 tonnes or over went through English waters in a recent six-week study period.
Caitriona Shannon is currently studying for a Masters in Sustainability and Environmental Politics and Policy at the University of Leeds. She has been with the MMO this week to find out more about marine planning.
Eleanor Stone, Marine Planning Officer for the Wildlife Trusts, discusses her recent visit to the MMO's offices in Newcastle.
Marine planning is a real milestone for our seas, but explaining how a plan impacts on everyday activities in the marine area can be a challenge.
The Marine Management Organisation’s (MMO’s) work to improve regulation of marine development was recently put on display at parliamentary reception.
MMO marine planner Nat Percival explains how the Marine Information System (MIS) works.
Marine planning implementation officer for the East, Stacey Clarke, explains her job.
Alex Codd, City Planning Manager, Hull City Council, discusses his organisation's involvement in the development of the marine plans, and their relevance for the offshore wind industry.
Susan Kidd, Marine Planning Manager at The Crown Estate, explains how planning will benefit her work.
Alec Taylor, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Marine Policy Officer, explains why the adoption of the East marine plans holds environmental importance.