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Marine biosecurity planning – protecting against invasive non-native species

08/03/2018

Marine biosecurity plans are becoming a recognised tool to protect waters, habitats and infrastructure from the potentially damaging effects of marine invasive non-native species (INNS). 

REPORT PUBLISHED: Building Resilience in Fisheries Governance

25/01/2018

Research undertaken by ABPmer on behalf of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to consider future potential governance arrangements for fisheries in the N.E. Atlantic region is now available.

Stephen Hull speaking at international conference on sea lettuce management

06/10/2017

Stephen Hull, Director at ABPmer, will be speaking at the International Conference on Sea Lettuce Management in Jersey today (6 October).

Fishing in uncertain waters

04/09/2017

Suzannah Walmsley, a recognised fisheries and marine policy specialist at ABPmer, is helping the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to develop tools to support the future management of fisheries in the NE Atlantic Region.

CIEEM’s Biodiversity Net Gain Principles a welcome step

30/08/2017

Notwithstanding strong regulation of development in the marine environment and some notable successes in managing the impacts of marine activities, the UK still remains some way from achieving its vision for clean, healthy, safe, productive and biologically diverse oceans and seas.

Is there a plankton bloom heading your way?

19/07/2017

The summer months in the UK often create ideal conditions for plankton blooms. Warm weather, increased sunlight and high level of nutrients at the sea surface provide the perfect growing conditions. 

Wild seaweed harvesting: Strategic Environmental Assessment – Consultation

10/02/2017

The wild seaweed harvesting sector has indicated its aspiration to develop industrial-scale harvesting around Scotland.

Crystal clear or just as murky: new guidance for WFD assessments

06/01/2017

The Water Framework Directive (WFD) (2000/60/EC) is an important piece of environmental legislation, aiming to protect, restore and enhance Europe’s aquatic ecosystems. 

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