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New Marine Conservation Zones around England

New Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) will soon be created in English seas to protect coral reefs and other marine life. Yesterday Auntie Beeb told us that there are to be 27 new MCZs. ‘Announcing the 27 new zones, marine environment … Continue reading

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Bycatch: 1 for the price of 10

Originally posted on A Perspective Study:
Bycatch is a real and growing problem. We are catching more fish unintentionally than ever before thanks the to large-scale implementation of bottom trawling, a fishing technique in which ships as big as supertankers…

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English Marine Conservation Zones consultation

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says, ‘The [UK] Government is consulting on the creation of Marine Conservation Zones in English seas. While 127 sites were chosen in an extensive stakeholder-led consultation process in 2010 and 2011, and the Government’s scientific … Continue reading

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