UK government rigs MPAs to harm fishing communities
The UK government is stacking the odds heavily against the fishing industry as it seeks to impose HPMAs

UK government rigs MPAs to harm fishing communities

The government’s process to select Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) needs a rethink, according to the NFFO, which states that human use issues are being deliberately relegated to a second…

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No-Fishing zones threatened for UK waters
40% of UK waters are already Marine Protected Areas – but the Beynon Review’s proposes a series of Highly Protected Marine Areas as zero fishing zones

No-Fishing zones threatened for UK waters

In spite of having what the National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations described as a ‘world-beating Marine Protected Area network,’ the UK authorities are being urged to ban fishing across a…

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Industry asks for sensible measures in establishing MPAs
Javier Garat has called for prudence, co-ordination and rational thinking to guide the development MPA policy

Industry asks for sensible measures in establishing MPAs

Javier Garat, Secretary General of Cepesca and President of Europêche, has has voiced a call for prudence, co-ordination and rational thinking in guiding the development of policies concerning Marine Protected…

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