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The needles marine conservation zone (MCZ) monitoring report 2018.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Cesar, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report is one of a series of Marine Protected Area (MPA) monitoring reports delivered to Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra...

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Thanet coast Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) monitoring report 2017-18.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Godsell, N. & Green, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Under the UK Marine & Coastal Access Act (2009), the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is required to provide a report to...

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Mediterranean marine protected areas have higher biodiversity via increased evenness, not abundance.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Blowes, S. A. & Chase, J. M. & Franco, A. di & Frid, O. & Gotelli, N. J. & Guidetti, P. & Knight, T. M. & May, F. & McGlinn, D. J. & Micheli, F. & Sala, E. & Belmaker, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected areas are central to biodiversity conservation. For marine fish, marine protected areas (MPAs) often harbour more individuals, especially of...

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Surveys of Falmouth Bay to St Austell Bay SPA Winter 2020/21.

Published online: 23 Oct 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Rogerson, K. & Williams, A. J. & McGovern, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report summarises the findings of surveys conducted in winter 2020/21 to determine the distribution and numbers of the qualifying features of the...

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FAO Workshop on Encounter Protocols and Impact Assessments for Deep-Sea Fisheries in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, Arendal, Norway, 5-8 May 2015.

Published online: 01 Mar 2017

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The FAO workshop on encounter protocols and impact assessments in deep-sea fisheries in areas beyond national jurisdiction took place in Arendal, Norw...

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Marine protected areas enhance structural complexity but do not buffer the consequences of ocean warming for an overexploited precious coral.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Montero-Serra, I. & Garrabou, J. & Doak, D. F. & Ledoux, J. B. & Linares, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global warming and overexploitation both threaten the integrity and resilience of marine ecosystems. Many calls have been made to at least partially o...

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Climate change and vessel traffic create networks of invasion in marine protected areas.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Iacarella, J. C. & Lyons, D. A. & Burke, L. & Davidson, I. C. & Therriault, T. W. & Dunham, A. & Dibacco, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Establishment of protected areas to maintain biodiversity requires identification, prioritization and management of stressors that may undermine co...

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A response from the British Ecological Society to Defra's 'UK Marine Strategy Part One' consultation.

Published online: 22 May 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society to Defra's 'UK Marine Strategy Part One' consultation wherein the following questio...

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Can fisherman and tour-boat guides reliably perceive changes in the abundance of large marine species over a sizable time gap?

Published online: 25 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Bessesen, B. L. & González-Suárez, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article is a plain language summary of the study, The value and limitations of local ecological knowledge: Longitudinal and retrospective assessm...

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Dover to Deal Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) Characterisation Report 2016: MPA Monitoring Programme.

Published online: 10 Jan 2023

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Newton, T. & Green, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The primary aim of this characterisation report is to describe the attributes of the designated features within the Dover to Deal MCZ in order to enab...

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