The Summer Isles: A Voyage of the Imagination, also Rising Ground, The Levelling Sea etc.
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Revealed: 97% of UK offshore marine parks subject to destructive fishing
Vessels spent 200,000 hours in 2019 bottom trawling or dredging the seabed in protected areas set up to safeguard vital ecosystems
“MPAs are highly ineffective. They are fake, they are paper parks. There’s a massive problem here and the government needs to address it," says Prof Callum Roberts.
Independent review backs introduction of Highly Protected Marine Areas
Review recommends introduction of Highly Protected Marine Areas as essential for marine protection and recovery.
Good news for the UK's inland waters. The key words here 'highly protected' - ie requiring active implementation and policing. But ecologically, MPAs work.