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.
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.
New marine planning digital service launches
An update on under 10 metre catch recording.
Project launched to explore new technologies
On 29-31 July 2019 the Ascension Island Government, the University of Exeter, Great British Oceans coalition and the UK government’s Blue Belt Programme jointly held the first Blue Belt Overseas Symposium Blue Belt Overseas Symposium with funding from the Darwin Initiative.
A summary of the MMO's remit for marine pollution incidents
You Said, We Did: Summary of stakeholder-led Iteration 3 policy changes
More than two years after Henderson Island was found to have the 'world's highest’ recorded density of plastic rubbish, scientists returned last June for another research expedition.
Happy International Whale Shark Day from St Helena!