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MMO Marine Planning Newsletter September 2017

The Marine Management Organisation has published its latest Marine Planning Newsletter. It contains updates on the South and East Marine Plan areas, details of meetings with Jersey and French marine planners and news about what the MMO Marine Officers (Planning) have been up to in each of the remaining 4 marine plan regions, including the

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Maritime Spatial Planning: Transboundary Co-operation in the Celtic Seas – SIMCelt closing conference 28 &29 November, Liverpool

SIMCelt – Supporting Implementation of Maritime Spatial Planning in the Celtic Seas – is a 2 year project running to December 2017 co-funded by the EU Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries. It aims to promote practical cross-border cooperation between Member States on the implementation of the Maritime Spatial Planning Directive in OSPSAR Region III:

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MMO Marine Planning Newsletter January 2017

The Marine Management Organisation has releasaed its January 2017 newsletter, reporting on a range of activity including the South marine plan consultation, an update on the East marine plan, and links to the links to the economic baseline assessment for all the remaining plan areas (including NW) and the issues with supporting evidence database which

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ICES Newsletter Update – December 2016

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has published their newsletter for December 2016. The content of the newsletter includes the following: Understanding high CO2 worlds Collaboration from ocean to plate Giving culture a place within marine planning space Master methods for MSY proxies More information from the newsletter can be found

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NW Marine Plan – Issues Database and Issues with Supporting Evidence Consultation Summary now available from MMO

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published an issues database for the North West, North East, South East and South West Marine Plan areas. The database has been published following a call for issues with supporting evidence which ran from 30 June 2016 to 5 August 2016 and was supported by a series of workshops,

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Severn Estuary: Long Term Morphology Reports from Crown Estate

Two new reports have been published by the Crown Estate regarding physical processes of the Severn Estuary. The reports are labelled: ‘Severn Estuary Long Term Morphology, Synthesis of data and modelling studies’ and ‘Severn Estuary Long Term Morphology, an updated review of baseline changes – report on LiDAR data’. The reports will provide an updated overview

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Consultation – Ten Proposed Scottish SPAs

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has launched a consultation to gather views and evidence for a network of 10 proposed Special Protection Areas (pSPA) to protect coastal and offshore waters for the benefit of marine birds in Scotland. The SNH are seeking views on the following topics: Proposed designations and bird species Scientific evidence Advice to

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Closed MMO’s Marine Planning Workshops and Call for Evidence

The North West Coastal Forum was pleased to help with delivery of the Marine Management Organisation’s Liverpool workshop, on 13th July. As well assisting with publicity before the event North West Coastal Forum Board member, John Entwistle, of Wirral Council, co-Chaired the event alongside Russell Gadbury, the MMO Marine Planning Manager, and Caroline Salthouse, who

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Call for Issues with Supporting Evidence for Marine Planning (MMO)

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has launched a ‘Call for Issues with Supporting Evidence’ for English marine plan areas including the North West Marine Plan area.  The MMO are interested in hearing the opportunities, challenges and needs of the marine plan areas over the next 20 years and are asking for supporting evidence. Click here to see

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Job: SIMCelt Solway Project Support Officer

Closing date: 5pm Monday 27th June. The Solway Firth Partnership are advertising a new job: SIMCelt Solway Project Support Officer. The fixed term job, based in Dumfries until December 2017 will aim to support an EU-funded initiative looking at transboundary and cross-border marine planning in the Solway Firth. For more details about the job, click

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