Consultation on English Seas - Started!

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Consultation on English Seas - Started!

Postby Admin » Thu Jan 22, 2015 7:03 pm

A possible 37 sites are up for protection in a Marine Conservation Zone consultation, which, we're promised, is coming very soon. You'll be able to take part, and the Marine Conservation Society will keep you up to date with the latest news.

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Re: NEW Consultation on English Seas - Started!

Postby Admin » Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:33 pm

The Government has now launched the consultation on the second set of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) in English seas.

Disappointingly, 14 sites have been dropped from a potential of 37 this time around. The future of the spiny seahorse, mantis shrimps and large seagrass meadows are now at risk after Studland, Bembridge, Norris to Ryde, and Yarmouth to Cowes have all been dropped.

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