Latest News on Marine Conservation Zones

On 18th July JNCC and Natural England submitted their advice to Defra on the recommended Marine Conservation Zones all around England, including those proposed for the Irish Sea. This advice reviews the science behind the recommendations from each of the regional MCZ projects, the quality of the ecological data and the views of JNCC and Natural England on overall MCZ project progress. The full report runs to 1500 pages; both this and a shorter executive summary can be accessed via the JNCC website here. A newsletter has also been issued and can be downloaded below:

MCZ July 2012 newsletter

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