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Closed – consultation on Marine Strategy Framework Directive Programme of Measures

Closes 24th April 2015 Defra, the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government are consulting on a proposed Programme of Measures which will help the UK to achieve Good Environmental Status in the UK’s seas by 2020, as required by the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). There are 11 ‘descriptors’ for Good

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Celtic Seas Partnership Activity Update

The Celtic Seas Partnership is a four year EC Life+ project supporting the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) in the Celtic Seas. It aims to draw people together from across the Celtic Seas to set up collaborative and innovative approaches to managing their marine environment. It is working to put the people

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Marine Strategy Framework Directive – Government publishes response to the monitoring consultation and the finalised UK marine monitoring programmes

A consultation on monitoring proposals for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive took place earlier this year. The Government has now published a summary of the comments with their responses. In addition the ‘UK Marine Strategy Part Two: UK Marine Monitoring Programmes’ has now been finalised and published. There will be a further consultation covering proposals for the UK Programme of Measures

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Closed – Have your say on ideas for MSFD measures

Survey now closed. The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) has been introduced by the European Commission  to bring about Good Environmental Status in our seas. What does this mean? What does Good Environmental Status look like? The aim is to get our seas back to their former glory and for marine activities and industry to

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