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North West Marine Plan – Iteration 2 Online Engagement and Workshops

Online Engagement opens on 29th January and closes 29th March 2018 This Spring 2018 the MMO is engaging on iteration 2 of marine planning for the four remaining marine plan regions – the north west, north east, south west and south east. The engagement will focus on: draft marine plan area visions draft options to address

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Closed – NW Marine Plan Iteration 1 – feedback needed!

Closes Friday March 31st 2017 The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has launched a call for feedback on the initial outputs for marine planning in the remaining marine plan areas: North West, North East, South West and South East. There is an online questionnaire and the MMO is asking for feedback on: How the marine plans

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MMO Marine Plan Workshops Spring 2017

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has issued an invitation to participate in the next round of marine plan workshops. These will look at the issues and evidence database which was recently published (see news item on MMO Marine Planning Newsletter Jan 2017), explore potential policies for the new marine plans (including the North West) and

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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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Closed – Environmental Audit Committee Calling for Evidence on MPAs

The Environmental Audit Committee is calling for evidence on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the UK and the Overseas Territories.This follows on from the previous Committee’s reports into Marine Protected Areas and Sustainability in the UK Overseas Territories. The Committee is calling for written evidence on some or all of the following points: Progress to date:

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Closed: Registration now open for Irish Sea Maritime Forum Biennial Conference – 28th September 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Irish Sea Maritime Forum’s Biennial Conference will take place this year on Wednesday 28th September at the dlr LexIcon, Dun Laoghaire, Republic of Ireland. The main themes for the conference will be Maritime Spatial Planning and Policies for a Dynamic Coast. The conference is being held the day

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UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 Evidence Report

The Committee on Climate Change have released their Synthesis report, UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 Evidence Report (CCRA): priorities for the next five years. Key messages from the report detail that: The global climate is changing, with greenhouse gas emissions from human activity the dominant cause. Global emissions will need to peak soon and then

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National Infrastructure Planning Round up for North West England

The Planning Inspectorate’s website has details of the following major infrastructure projects in the coastal or marine area of North West England. Follow this link for the overview or the specific project links below: Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, DONG WIND (UK) Ltd (Decided) Construction of an offshore wind farm extension located to the west

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Morecambe Bay Shifting Sands Symposium – 18th & 19th July 2016

Morecambe Bay Partnership is hosting a two day ‘Shifting Sands Symposium’ to be held on the 18th and 19th July in Kendal, Cumbria. The symposium will explore the management and monitoring of sand dunes and shingle around Morecambe bay with site visits to Walney Island the Fylde coast. The event is ran by a partnership which

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Marine Planning Workshops: Issues and Evidence – North West

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is holding a series of one-day workshops, including two here in the North West, in July as part of their tour around England to call for issues and supporting evidence for marine plan areas. The workshops will focus on highlighting the challenges, opportunities and needs of the North West Marine Plan area over

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