On the International Day against Illegal Fishing, it’s good to be reminded about the challenges illegal fishing presents to the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) within the Blue Belt Programme and the measures that they take to reduce the risks to their marine environments.
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.
What’s your experience of the East and South Marine Plans? We want to hear from you!
Dale Rodmell from the The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) provides an insight into planning for co-existence between commercial fisheries and offshore wind farms.
We are continuing our series of blogs on Catch Recording by answering questions asked by fishers using the service in the first month of the roll out to help the rest of the fleet adjust to the change.