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Fishing Perspectives on Brexit 21st December 2021

The APPG on Fisheries is supporting the compilation of a report that will cover the experiences of members of the UK’s fishing industry in light of Brexit. We are looking to collate responses from various members of the fishing...


Marine Mammal Bycatch Reporting Requirements 21st December 2021

The MMO has announced the following:  In order to continue to export fisheries products to the United States (US), and to assist conservation efforts in mitigating marine mammal bycatch, the UK needs to comply with international standards for the...


Consultation Upon “Dredges” (2021) 3rd December 2021

SECTIONS 155 & 156 MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009 Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the above legislation, Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA) intends to apply to the Minister for the Department of Environment, Food...


The Power of Partnership Working 23rd November 2021

By Mike Hardy NIFCA CEO At Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority we are committed to joint working and collaborating with organisations locally and nationally that complement our aims. We believe we can achieve great things when we actively...


A notification to Defra stakeholders operating in wild-capture fisheries 11th November 2021

Please see the below notification from Defra:  Incidental mortality and injury (“bycatch”) in fisheries is a threat to the conservation and welfare of marine mammals including cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) and seals, and the UK Government and Devolved...