It was great to see coverage of the conservation efforts at Studland Bay on BBC’s Springwatch programme (episode 7) recently. The show, which aired on 7 June, highlighted the need to protect the area’s precious seagrass – home to protected …
Climate change is bad news for everyone, from the prospect of fewer and smaller fish in the sea to the communities that will be affected by coastal erosion and flooding. I don’t think there has ever been such awareness of …
The Landing Obligation (also know as the discard ban) means that certain catches of fish are no longer allowed to be discarded at sea. The full Landing Obligation comes into force on 1 January 2019. We answer some common questions.
The Wave Dancer, a fisheries patrol boat from Tristan da Cunha, has been transported to the UK for refurbishment as part of the UK Government’s Blue Belt Programme.
The National Bathing Waters Campaign is calling on us all to combat the level of litter in coastal areas and bathing waters.
Learn more about the work of the MMO our monthly round-up: in July 2018 we achieved a milestone for marine planning, experienced increased interest in watching marine wildlife and reported on our results for 2017/18.
This summer sees the launch of a unique partnership between the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), Natural England and Macmillan Children’s Books.
Lee-Ann Henry, marine conservation assistant for the St Helena Government discusses her work and the UK Government's Blue Belt programme.
As part of our series of articles about our Blue Belt partnership with the St Helena Government we learn more about Martin Cranfield, marine conservation worker.
Alison Small, Pelagic Project Officer for the Marine Section of St Helena Government explains her work and involvement with the UK Government’s Blue Belt programme.