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 Blue Belt Programme is a four year programme (2016 to 2020),
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.
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.
The Head of Enforcement and Compliance for the Blue Belt programme discusses his work to to identify sustainable compliance and enforcement solutions for the UK Overseas Territories.
Marine sand and gravel extraction plays an increasingly important role in meeting the nation’s need for construction aggregate. New guidance to support the industry's long-term future and protect the environment and other seabed interests.
The MMO will work with the Environment Agency and Natural England to provide an efficient, consistent service that supports sustainable growth in the Tees Estuary.
As a Marine Planner I am also passionate about our marine environment and recently volunteered in the launch of a new initiative which aims to clean up and protect the coastal habitats in Torbay, Devon.
Marine protected areas (MPAs) currently cover over 5% of the world’s ocean