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Latest news image - Let`s make sure discard ban isn`t dead in the water
Posted - 28 Nov 2014

Let`s make sure discard ban isn`t dead in the water

Some MEPs are proposing changes that will not only undermine the overall objective of the discard ban but also actually encourage overfishing. There's a vote in Brussels next week, so please tweet your MEP and urge them to vote for a ban that will work  

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Latest news image - Impact of MCS work on protection recognised
Posted - 28 Nov 2014

Impact of MCS work on protection recognised

MCS work on ensuring exisiting MPAs are well managed is the subject of a presentation called ‘Closing the net on overfishing’ at a symposium looking at research that has a positive impact on society  

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Latest news image - Talking management of the new Beachy Head West MCZ
Posted - 26 Nov 2014

Talking management of the new Beachy Head West MCZ

That's what we're doing at three workshops this week, organised by us and the Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority. Tues 25th: Newhaven, Thurs 27th: Eastbourne, Fri 28th: Hastings. Interested in the issue? Few spaces left, call the IFCA: 01273 454407

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