Marine Conservation Advice Packages
Natural England are publishing the new draft Marine Conservation Advice package for Yarmouth to Cowes Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ).
The updates to existing packages in this publication round are reflected in the most recent ‘October 2023 publication updates’ document, available on the MPA CA Guidance page. Marine Conservation Advice packages are summarised in their recent infographic on Marine Conservation Advice Packages.
Where to find marine conservation advice packages
The packages listed in this email can be accessed via the Marine Protected Areas: conservation advice packages collection on .GOV.UK, alongside previously published advice. Packages are split among sea regions, as detailed below. You can also navigate directly to the packages by using the search tool on Designated Sites View or via the Index Map.
Fishing has been a part of Selsey Bill, West Sussex and the surrounding areas since the Bronze Age. Local fishermen tell of huge changes to the fishing grounds in recent years, about the small numbers of lobsters being caught locally, and large influxes of sediment arriving in their fishing grounds. Needing to understand these changes led to the development of... Read More»
Life Solved Live is a lecture series held by the University of Portsmouth presenting discoveries intended to change the way you see and understand things. The introductory lecture by Professor Alex Ford discussed the shocking truth behind our pollutants and our marine life in his talk ‘Sex changing sea life’. This was an absolute light bulb moment for the... Read More»
We were so pleased to receive a letter from David Attenborough about the CHASM project. CHASM’s first year report and project document were sent to David Attenborough, who kindly found time to reply just after Easter 2022. He extended his best wishes the CHASM project and hoped the work would enable protective measures to be based not on hunches, but... Read More»