UK Marine Policy Statement Published

Defra have published the UK Marine Policy Statement, as the latest stage of forming┬áthe UK’s new marine planning strategy. Adopted by all UK administrations, the Marine Policy Statement will help achieve the shared UK vision for clean, healthy, safe, productive and biologically diverse seas and oceans.

The Marine Policy Statement will enable an appropriate and consistent approach to marine planning across UK waters, and ensure the sustainable use of marine resources and strategic management of marine activities from renewable energy to nature conservation, fishing, recreation and tourism.

For more information, visit the Defra website. To read/download the document directly, click here.

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