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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

17th June 2014

MSCC News: 17 June 2014 Natural England has commissioned new research which will be used to set the standard for assessing the potential impacts of marine operations on mobile marine species. Read the article Brought to you by Plymouth Marine Laboratory (www.pml.ac.uk) on behalf of the UK Marine Science Coordination Committee. For more information about…

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MRV Scotia; Survey 0714S – Nephrops Television Survey

13th June 2014

The MRV Scotia began her annual North Sea and West coast Nephrops Television Survey last week.  The main areas in which the survey will take place are shown in the figure below.  A combination of two approaches will be used to derive the survey positions.  The majority of stations will be generated by employing the…

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

12th June 2014

MSCC News: 12 June 2014 Three leading environmental scientists from the UK have been invited to talk about the state of the world’s oceans to an audience including US Secretary of State John Kerry at an ocean summit in Washington. They are amongst less than thirty scientists from around the world who will be providing…

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

12th June 2014

MSCC News: 12 June 2014 During the summer months of 2012 a large scale iron fertilisation experiment took place across a patch of sea west of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, in contravention of international agreements. Beginning with 90 tons of iron sulphate in July and followed by 10 tons of iron oxide in August and…

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

12th June 2014

MSCC News: 12 June 2014 Deep sea fishes remove and store more than one million tons of CO2 from UK and Irish surface waters every year, according to a new study. This natural carbon capture and storage scheme could store carbon equivalent to £10 million per year in carbon credits. Fish living in deep waters…

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

3rd June 2014

Scotland’s Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) is pleased to announce a call for expressions of interest in conducting a project with the following title: CRW2014/17: Method to Assess the Role of Catchment Management in Helping to Protect and Improve Drinking Water Quality in a Cost-effective Way. Read the project specification Please note that completed…

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

30th May 2014

MSCC News: 29 May 2014 The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) will continue to act as the focal point of UK energy research following the announcement today of a further £14 million of funding from three research councils EPSRC, NERC and ESRC via the RCUK Energy Programme. Science Minister David Willetts said: “The UK is…

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Marine Analytical Unit weekly update – 22 May 2014

23rd May 2014

This week’s update from the Marine Analytical Unit has been published, featuring an article on ‘UK Natural Capital – Initial and Partial Monetary Estimates’. Read the full update Related Links All previous Marine Analytical Unit updates

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

15th May 2014

MSCC News: 15 May 2014 Provisional statistics published by Scotland’s Chief Statistician show that the overall quayside value of sea fish and shellfish landed by Scottish vessels in 2013 decreased by eight per cent, compared with 2012. However, the quantity of fish landed remained stable having increased by less than half a per cent. The…

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Marine & Fisheries News from other organisations

29th April 2014

MSCC News: 29 April 2014 The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has commissioned a new polar research ship to deliver the next generation of world-leading polar marine science. Read the article For more information about the Marine Science Co-ordination Committee, please visit www.defra.gov.uk/mscc/.

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