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.
Graeme High, Head of EMFF, shares his thoughts on how to access the remaining 20% left of the scheme.
Learn more about the work of the MMO our monthly round-up: in March 2018 fisheries and exiting the EU made headline news, we explained our marine licensing remit and our work to protect the oceans around UK Overseas Territories was discussed by the Secretary of State.
Hi, I’m Carl! I’m a geek, a tech junkie and a digital advocate. But, as a father to a 3 year old girl, I’m also regularly reminded of that famous Spiderman quotation: “With great power, comes great responsibility”.
Updates on marine plan development, our work to protect the oceans around UK Overseas Territories, explaining our marine licensing role in high profile developments and additional explanation of commercial fishing.
Since the UK voted to leave the EU the proportion of questions the MMO receives from the public and media about commercial fishing has increased.
This month saw good news for one of our Board Members and we also welcomed a new recruit. Representatives for the Blue Belt programme visited UK Overseas Territories and the MMO was mentioned in the Government's 25 Year Environment Plan. …
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.
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