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.
Online improvements made to the Marine Management Organisation's marine licensing process.
Michael Coyle, Head of Compliance and Control for the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), provides an update on the roll out for catch recording for the under 10 metre fishing fleet.
An update from the Blue Belt Programme on whale watching training in the UK overseas territories.
Ness Smith has joined the Blue Belt team as Head of Marine Management. In this blog she provides an insight into her expertise on UK Overseas Territories.
Michael Coyle, Head of Compliance & Control for the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), explains the changes affecting the English and Welsh under 10m fishing fleet.
An update on the recent Blue Belt Programme visit to the island of St Helena
An update on the upcoming changes to fisheries regulations to enable the fishing industry to prepare.
A brief insight into the MMO's day to day fisheries management responsibilities.
A Marine Planning Iteration 3 engagement summary is available to view now.
Simeon Archer-Rand, Habitat Mapping and Human Activities Team Leader for the UK Government's Blue Belt Programme, tells us about the impact of marine litter on Henderson Island and how work is being done with other organisations to try and tackle the problem.