Vastly increased offshore patrols, aerial surveillance and monitoring have ensured illegal fishing has been kept at bay in England’s seas since the UK became an independent coastal state on 1 January 2021.
As the weather gets warmer and people begin to spend more time outside, there are opportunities to enjoy some of the amazing marine wildlife around the English coast, but it's vital that our enjoyment doesn't take precedent over the safety …
Manager of the Thames Tideway Tunnel project, Hannah Towner on the importance of working together with marine licence applicants.
An underwater mountain double the height of the UK’s Ben Nevis has been added to a global map of the seafloor.
Guest blog on marine planning from Chris Pater, Historic England.
Guest blog on marine plans for England from Mark Russell, British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA).
Peter Barham provides a view on marine planning from The Seabed User & Developer Group (SUDG). Since the launch of the marine plan process, we have all had the opportunity to be closely involved and to be kept fully informed …
Portable DNA testing device trialed to determine species from fish fillets.
My name is Mike Jones and I lead the national engagement into the marine planning process for the Environment Agency. I have been involved in marine planning since 2004 and worked on the development of the Marine and Coastal Access …
Today (11 February) is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This blog looks at some of the women involved in scientific roles at the MMO.
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