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Last chance for you to have your say on special areas in Scottish seas
Latest consultation closes Monday 2nd February

Consultation on marine protected areas in English seas now open
Make your views known to help protect our special places

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Latest news image - Huge disappointment as only 23 MCZs feature in public consultation
Posted - 30 Jan 2015

Huge disappointment as only 23 MCZs feature in public consultation

We think the second public consultation on a further tranche of MCZs has badly let down English seas. 37 new sites were proposed but only 23 will be consulted on. This will leave English waters woefully underprotected. Please take part in the consultation today        

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Latest news image - Don't take the P out of MPAs - act now!
Posted - 20 Jan 2015

Don't take the P out of MPAs - act now!

Scotland's seas need our help. The Scottish Government mustn't take the P out of MPAs. Incredibly, proposed management measures could allow scallop dredging and bottom trawling to continue largely unchanged in  areas of Scotland’s inshore MPAs. Watch this film then take part in the consultation Read more

Latest news image - We're expecting - consultation on English Seas imminent.
Posted - 12 Jan 2015

We're expecting - consultation on English Seas imminent.

A possible 37 sites are up for protecting in a Marine Conservation Zone consultation, which, we're promised, is coming later this month. You'll be able to take part, and we'll keep you up to date with the latest news. Read more

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