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Dec 03,2008  by SACN

Article 47 (Updated 9 Apr 09)

imageA copy of the full draft regulation can be found at http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=COM:2008:0721:FIN:EN:PDF Working Paper: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=SEC:2008:2760:FIN:EN:PDF Article 47 a, Recreational fisheries on a vessel in Community waters on a stock subject to a multiannual plan shall be subject to an authorisation for that vessel ... [full story]

Dec 03,2008  by SACN

Marine Bill Confirmed

imageIn today's Queen's speech it was confirmed that a Marine Bill will be introduced in the next session of Parliament. "My government will bring forward measures to protect the environment for future generations. A bill will be introduced to manage marine ... [full story]

Nov 28,2008  by SACN

RSA Strategy - Summary of Responses

imageThe Summary of Responses to the Recreational Sea Angling Strategy Consultation is now available on the DEFRA website at: http://www.defra.gov.uk/corporate/consult/sea-angling/summaryofresponses.pdf [full story]

Nov 20,2008  by SACN

EU Proposes Strong Action on Sharks

imageThe EU has tabled three ambitious proposals at this year's annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) which, if adopted, will represent a major leap forward in the protection of vulnerable shark species in ... [full story]

Nov 20,2008  by SACN

Fisheries Debate 2008

imageA Parliamentary debate that took place on 20th November 2008 produced a number of references to Recreational Sea Angling in the UK. Traditionally the annual debate, which takes place around the time that the Council of Ministers determines EU fishery opportunities for ... [full story]

Nov 11,2008  by SACN

RSA Strategy Sub Group Minutes 12 Aug 08

imageInshore Fisheries Working Group" Recreational Sea Angling Sub-group Meeting Tuesday 12 August 11am Room LG01 Ergon House, London Aim of meeting · To consider bass nursery area questionnaire, RSA strategy consultation summary, finalise various scientific reports from Cefas and agree ... [full story]

Nov 10,2008  by SACN

The Horse-Trading Begins (updated 19 Nov 08)

image*** 19 Nov 08 *** European fisheries ministers have agreed a plan aimed at increasing dwindling cod stocks. BBC Report ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *** 10 Nov 08 *** "I know this will be hard on the fleets affected," he said. "But there is no other ... [full story]

Nov 09,2008  by SACN

The Fight to Save the Spurdog

imageIT IS never going to become a cuddly toy like the panda, and it lacks the big cat mystique of the Siberian tiger. But the predatory spurdog, once one of the eastern Atlantic's most prolific small sharks, is equally threatened ... [full story]

Nov 07,2008  by SACN

Marine Bill Confirmed

imagehttp://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2008-11-05a.243.8&s=Marine Bill#g250.6 Angela Smith (Sheffield, Hillsborough, Labour) More than 70 Members have signed early-day motion 2189 calling for the inclusion of the marine Bill in this year's Queen Speech. Will the Prime Minister assure us that the Bill will be included ... [full story]

Nov 04,2008  by SACN

A New Harvest from the Sea

imageNew report on the potential of marine biomass for anaerobic biogas production, available from The Crown Estate An investment by The Crown Estate has resulted in a new report, by Maeve Kelly and Symon Dworjanyn of the Scottish Association for Marine ... [full story]

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