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Closed – Consultation – Sustainable Fisheries for Future Generations (Fisheries White Paper)

Closes 12th September 2017 Defra has launched a consultation on the future of fisheries after Britain leaves the European Union. The ‘Fisheries White Paper’ sets out the proposals, some of which will apply to the whole of the UK and some of which will apply to England only. The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP said “Today

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Closed – Sustainable Seas Inquiry Launched

  Closed 5 pm on Wednesday 16th May 2018   The Environmental Audit Committee has launched an inquiry on the future of the sea, examining how marine life can be protected from threats such as climate change, overfishing and pollution, and how the Government can create a more sustainable blue economy.   The UK has

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Tourism & the Public Value of Nature: 27th September – call for speakers

The University of Central Lancashire is holding a free to attend  one day conference on Tourism and the Public Value of Nature on 27th September, 2017, at their Westlakes campus in Whitehaven. The conference is being organised by UCLan’s Applied Policy Science Unit in collaboration with the Tourism Society and the Policy Network to celebrate UN World

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North West Awards for Coastal Excellence – the Winners!

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce the winners of the 4th biennial NW ACE – an award scheme recognising outstanding achievement in and contribution to the long-term management of our coast and near-shore marine environments. The awards are independently judged and there are three award categories: Coastal Champion, Coastal Community Action and

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Calling all Seafood Chefs – Olivier Roellinger Culinary Contest opens for entries

Closes 31st December, 2016 This week sees the launch of the Culinary Contest Olivier Roellinger for the Preservation of Ocean Resources. The contest, co-founded by SeaWeb Europe and Ferrandi-Paris in partership with Dinard’s catering school and the Relais & Châteaux organisation, is aimed at the next generation of young chefs and future professionals in the

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2016 ‘Fishackathon’ Challenge Seeks Innovative Sustainable Fishing Apps

The third annual Fishackathon challenge was launched on the 22nd April 2016 which is a competition that encouraged coders and scientific enthusiasts to address sustainable fishery challenges by creating applications (apps) for mobile phones and other devices. One of nine tasks set this year was to create an app to identify the species of fish

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Last chance to book: Celtic Seas Partnership England Workshop, 19th November, Bristol

The Celtic Seas Partnership is holding a 2nd round of national workshops over Autumn 2015. Workshops are taking place in England, France, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and will enable participants to explore a range of issues impacting the future of the Celtic Seas, and to hear an update on the latest developments with

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Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund now open to applications 2015

In December 2104 Dong Energy began building an extension for Burbo Bank offshore wind farm, located within Liverpool Bay off the North West Coast of England. Dong Energy has devoted itself to a Community Fund worth approximately £225,000 each year for the duration of the project. After an thorough community consultation process, the Burbo Bank

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National Coastal Tourism Academy publishes UK Coastal Tourism 2015 Report

The National Coastal Tourism Academy has recently published a report entitled “Coastal Tourism in the United Kingdom 2015”. For the first time the report presents coastal consumer research on a local and national level with the analysis of academic papers, government statistics, data from VisitEngland and other relevant tourism organisations to address opportunities and challenges

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UK Government consents construction of Tidal Lagoon in Swansea Bay

A £1 billion tidal lagoon project within Swansea Bay will become a reality as the UK government has given consent for its construction.  The tidal lagoon will generate multiple benefits, providing clean renewable energy and recreational, leisure and tourism facilities for cycling, walking, angling, rowing and sailing to help create investment and job opportunities. The

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