Posts Tagged ‘Policy’

 

FFI: When is an MPA not an MPA?

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

A recent paper on the effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in northern Europe (“Elevated trawling inside protected areas undermines conservation outcomes in a global fishing hot spot”) reveals that…

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Sea Change: The debate on salmon farming

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Look into the eye of a salmon, get eye to eye, then ask yourself, do you want this king of fish, this iconic species, this muscular adventurer of the high seas, so symbolic…

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Chilean salmon farmers to clean seabed

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Chilean lawmakers are seeking to amend existing legislation to safeguard water conditions in the country’s salmon farming heartland. Failure to comply will result in suspensions. The country’s politicians have approved…

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UK MPs urge protection treaty for seas

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

A new global agreement to protect the seas should be a priority for the government to stop our seas becoming a “sewer”, according to a cross-party group of MPs. Plastic…

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FFI: Scotland’s kelp forests

Friday, December 28th, 2018

As we move towards the end of 2018, here’s a look back at one of the biggest community campaigns of the year – protecting Scotland’s kelp forests – and the…

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SCA: Coastal communities keep their kelp

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

                      Kelp forest at Loch Laxford © George Stoyle – SNH Flickr   Scottish Community Alliance (SCA) is a network of national networks, all of which have community-based memberships.  The…

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CCN Statement: Salmon Farming in Scotland

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Coastal Communities Network members welcome the findings published this week in the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee report on Salmon Farming in Scotland. The Coastal Communities Network (CCN) has been...
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