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Jan 15,2009  by SACN

Article 47 - Press Releases (Updated 03 Apr 09)

imageCharlotte Jenner Parliamentary Researcher to Richard Benyon MP Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Wildlife Member of Parliament for Newbury Tel: 0207 219 8344 Shadow Fisheries Minister raises Article 47 with EU Commissioner.  Shadow Fisheries Minister, Richard Benyon, held a meeting with EU Fisheries Commissioner Joe Borg.  ... [full story]

Jan 14,2009  by SACN

Angling Trust Launches

imageThe Angling Trust was officially launched at Fishmongers Hall in London today. Among the questions put to the board was one seeking assurance that the country's sea anglers would not find themselves being treated as 2nd class citizens within the AT, ... [full story]

Jan 12,2009  by SACN

DEFRA RSA Sub-Group Minutes - November

imageINSHORE FISHERIES WORKING GROUP RECREATIONAL SEA ANGLING SUB‐GROUP Note of Meeting 18 November 2008 Attendees: Alison Aitken, MFA Steve Colclough, Environment Agency Tim Dapling, Sussex SFC Richard Ferré, NFSA Virginia Hall, Defra Anthony Hynes, Defra Paul Knight, Salmon and Trout Association (Guest) John ... [full story]

Jan 09,2009  by SACN

A Trust for All Anglers

imageMedia Release from Angling Trust Contact: Mark Lloyd, chief executive. Telephone: 07973 468198. E-mail: mark.lloyd@anglingtrust.net January 9 2009 Immediate Release A trust for all anglers The merger of six angling and conservation bodies creating the Angling Trust, the ... [full story]

Jan 09,2009  by SACN

Bass Ice Tragedy

image‘We could lose an entire year group’ says BASS  “A cruel trick of nature threatens the first positive signs of a recovery in the recruitment of bass stocks” says John Leballeur, Chairman of the Bass Anglers’ Sportfishing Society’s Bass Restoration team. ... [full story]

Jan 07,2009  by SACN

USA Values its Recreational Fisheries

imageRecreational fishing generated its highest economic effect in total sales and jobs generated in: Florida ($7.6 billion sales, 131,000 jobs); Texas ($2.2 billion sales, 34,000 jobs); California ($1.9 billion sales, 23,000 jobs); North Carolina ($1.2 billion sales, 24,000 jobs); and ... [full story]

Jan 07,2009  by SACN

Fish Scammers Fined £200,000

image"The judge sentencing the 14 condemned the "well-organised deception" whereby skippers at Newlyn, West Cornwall, recorded landed fish under other species to beat the quota system. " Full Story in Western Morning News Herald Express The Telegraph --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Press release Marine and Fisheries Agency (Communications) ... [full story]

Jan 06,2009  by Leon Roskilly

How Much Fish should be Eaten?

image  http://www.food.gov.uk/news/newsarchive/2009/jan/fish Agency consulting on sustainable fish advice Tuesday 6 January 2009 The Agency has today launched a public consultation on proposals to review its advice to consumers on eating fish in the light of sustainability issues. The Agency is committed to ... [full story]

Jan 06,2009  by SACN

DEFRA Reveals ICZM Strategy

imageDEFRA have today published their ICZM Strategy Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) is the adoption of an integrated or joined up approach towards the many different interests in both the land and marine components of the coast. It is the ... [full story]

Dec 30,2008  by SACN

A Sea of Troubles

imageMan is assaulting the oceans. They will smite him if he does not take care. From The Economist: http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12853926 Britain’s seas once teemed with life but overfishing is turning them into a desert. From The Times: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article5375191.ece [full story]

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