Dr Shaun Nicholson, Head of Marine Licensing at the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), explains more about the decision-making process for applications and how the public can have their say on proposed activities.
Marine Conservation Officer, Monika Van Wyk talks marine pollution and the proposed ban on microplastics.
As human activities in the marine area increase so does underwater noise. Understanding and mitigating the impact of this is an important part of the sustainable development of our seas and protecting the marine environment for future generations.
Getting close to seals is best avoided for all concerned. This for both the welfare of the animal and also the person involved.
The MMO works with a number of organisations at a local and national level to manage risks to the marine environment. One of our partners, the Environment Agency (EA), celebrated its 20th anniversary in Spring 2016. To mark this Craig …