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.
Mark Russell, Director of the British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA), provides his views on marine plans.
Sir Bill Callaghan, Chair of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), discusses why he is delighted to not only launch MMO’s Marine Development blog but also the publication of England’s first marine plans.