Posts Tagged ‘MPA’

 

Giving teeth to marine protected areas

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Pair trawling is when two ships travel in parallel several hundred metres apart towing a huge net which indiscriminately scoops up marine animals in its path. Our planet’s oceans are…

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Loch Carron given permanent protection

Monday, April 1st, 2019

A sensitive flame shell reef which was “devastated” by scallop dredging on Scotland’s North West coast is to receive permanent protection. Ministers had issued a temporary order banning mobile fishing…

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