Brexit and our seas

Richard Harrington By: Richard Harrington
Date posted: 8 June 2017

Brexit as a whole will be enormously complicated. Laws and measures related to fisheries and environment are complex areas in themselves.

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For fisheries, we are clear on the absolute need for effective legislation and fisheries agreements.

We are collaborating with several partners to define what Brexit will mean for our seas, and to devise the best course of action to ensure that these are achieved.

What have we done so far?

This adds the weight of a huge constituency of supporters who are as keen as we are to tackle today’s environmental threats and to keep laws to protect nature strong.

What are we calling on the governments of the UK and devolved nations?

Actions you can take

  1. Write to your MP to 'Save the laws' [campaign is now closed]

Did you know?…

Last year governments, councils and their agencies changed their policies or acted on our advice almost once a week

Over 170 parliamentarians from across the political spectrum signed up to our Marine Charter calling for a network of ‘marine protected areas’ in UK Seas