A new Government framework has been launched for the South coast which will inform decision-making on what activities take place in the marine environment. It will guide where and how this is developed, protected and improved in future.
An interview with Dan Ward, one of the Blue Belt programme's enforcement team members who recently visited Ascension Island.
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.
Learn more about the work of the MMO our monthly round-up: in March 2018 fisheries and exiting the EU made headline news, we explained our marine licensing remit and our work to protect the oceans around UK Overseas Territories was discussed by the Secretary of State.
Hi, I am Dr Emily Hardman. I’m an “Integrated Marine Management Manager” for the Blue Belt Programme. It’s my role to help develop, deliver and support an Integrated Marine Management system for the UK Overseas Territories.
Hi, I’m Carl! I’m a geek, a tech junkie and a digital advocate. But, as a father to a 3 year old girl, I’m also regularly reminded of that famous Spiderman quotation: “With great power, comes great responsibility”.
Oliver Yates, Senior Marine Science Advisor in the Blue Belt team provides an update on his work with the Tristan da Cunha Fisheries and Conservation Departments and Island Administrator to support delivery of research to inform a marine protection strategy for the area.
We're halfway through our iteration 2 consultation workshops for Marine Planning. Find out what happened in the North West and South East and what is still to come for the South West and North East.
Updates on marine plan development, our work to protect the oceans around UK Overseas Territories, explaining our marine licensing role in high profile developments and additional explanation of commercial fishing.