The first in a series of articles on the work of the St Helena Government in support of the Blue Belt programme. Rhys Hobbs, Marine Conservation Officer, discusses his work.
The MMO's Jessica Churchill-Bissett provides an update on the work of the Torbay Cleaner Coasts Initiative to tackle the marine litter problem in the south west.
Paul Kirk, Service Designer at the MMO, discusses his first 6 months in the role and working with the fishing industry to develop the export process.
Update on marine planning engagement during the first quarter of 2018 during which we met 350 stakeholders face to face and received survey responses from over 1000.
The MMO's Aisling Lannin explains the Marine Pioneer project and how nature is integral to decision making.
The Blue Belt Programme is a four year programme (2016 to 2020),
The MMO handles a wide range of queries and correspondence. What is the best way to contact us?
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.