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When is a Marine Protected Area real or an illusion?

We provide here a study by Marinet, June 2019, of the recent announcement that the UK Government has completed the listed of designated Marine Conservation Areas (MCZsMCZ Marine Conservation Zone) in English waters, along with a study by Marinet of the proposed United Nations Treaty on the High Seas and an associated report from British […]

Is the new proposed High Seas Treaty up to the job? Marinet commentary

We provide here a copy of the Marinet Commentary, April 2019, titled Is the new proposed High Seas Treaty up to the job?   This commentary comments on the publication 30X30 A Blueprint for Ocean Protection published by Greenpeace (Germany) and Edinburgh, York and Oxford Universities (UK). The Greenpeace and associated universities publication proposes the […]

Discussion by George Monbiot, October 2014, of what nature conservation means

George Monbiot writes in his article in The Guardian, 24th October 2014: “A few days ago, I visited the Flamborough Head “no take zone”, one of the UK’s three areas in which commercial fishing is prohibited. Here marine life is allowed to proliferate, without being menaced by trawlers, scallop dredgers, drift nets, pots and all […]

ENDS Journal reviews Conserving The Great Blue

We provide here the July 2014 review by the ENDS Journal of Deborah Wright’s work, Conserving The Great Blue.