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New sustainable fisheries report published by PC ISU

  The Prince’s Charities International Sustainability Unit Marine Programme has published a new report: ‘Towards global sustainable fisheries: the opportunity for transition’ The Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU) was created to help build consensus on solutions to some of the major environmental problems facing the world. This report into fisheries is the result of

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2011 Water Framework Directive Progress Update

The Environment Agency has published a summary of the 2011 results for surface waters (rivers, lakes, transitional and coastal waters). This summary, and previous reports, can be viewed here.

Marine Planning News

The latest Marine Management Organisation Marine Planning Newsletter is available to download here. A series of drop in sessions are being organised across the East of England (the first marine plan area) in February. For further information on current and future marine planning visit the MMO website.


The latest SUSTAIN English national newsletter is available to download below. This summarises the progress made to date by the partners – which include the North West Coastal Forum working with Sefton Council – and showcases work taking place in Sefton on the Landscape Partnership Scheme, as well as some of the exchanges of good practice that have

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Horse Riding Coastal Access Survey

The British Horse Society and the North West Coastal Forum are working together on an initial audit of horse riding access along the North West coast (between Chester and Carlisle). The audit is in the form of a short survey for horse riders using the North West coast and will contribute towards the establishment of

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Accessing the North West Coast

A report summarising the findings of the North West Coastal Forum’s June 2011 workshop and associated consultation is now available. The event explored the fit between the national coastal access scheme and the North West Coastal Trail project and sought views on current access work being undertaken or planned which will help to implement the Trail on

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