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Closed consultation – Marine Conservation Zones Tranche 3

Closed 20th July. Defra have opened consultation on the 3rd tranche of Marine Conservation Zones proposed for English marine waters. 41 new MCZs are proposed and there are also new features for conservation proposed for 12 exisitng MCZs. The consultation seeks views on the new sites and additional features, but also provides an opportunity to submit

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Environment Audit Committee Inquiry: Marine Protected Areas Revisited

Deadline for written submissions: 7th October 2016, 5 p.m. (no longer than 3000 words, must be submitted via the online portal) The Environmental Audit Committee is calling for evidence on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the UK and the Overseas Territories. This inquiry follows on from two previous inquiries: Marine Protected Areas and Sustainability in

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Closed – Marine Conservation Zones – Tranche 2 Consultation Opens

Closes 24th April 2015 Defra has announced a consultation on the next round of Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) designations РTranche 2 Рwhich runs from 30th January to 24th April 2015. The consultation also includes  proposals for new features for conservation in 10 of the Tranche 1 MCZs already designated. In the Irish Sea

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