Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Brexit: and "the future of our marine environment and coastal communities" >>> the reports and the news

Last month, the DMF met - just after the referendum - and could therefore consider the implications of Brexit:
Futures Forum: Brexit: and "the future of our marine environment and coastal communities"

Here's the full report with links to plenty of relevant material below:

Devon Maritime Forum July e-News

  Summer16 meeting ‘Progress and Priorities, Conflict and Common Ground: Working Together for Our Coast and Seas…post Brexit’ at the Robbins Conference Centre, Plymouth University on the 30th June.  

For details of the day including the full Programme and downloadable PDFs of the presentations please visit our new website

To follow the links below please click on the headline.  Please also note the links are selected from a range of primary sources and secondary media sources and do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Devon Maritime Forum.

Brexit News

of a departure from the European Union (Institute European Environmental Policy)

·         Brexit: Where next for UK fisheries? (ABPMer)

·         Brexit (National Federation of Fisheries Organisations)

·         Brexit – the shipping industry reacts (IHS Fairplay)

·         Brexit – impact on coastal tourism (National Coastal Tourism Academy)

·         What Brexit might mean for UK travel (ABTA)

·         Putting communities at the heart of a post-Brexit plan (New Economics Foundation)

·         UK research and the European Union (Royal Society)

·         A PML Perspective on Brexit (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)

·         Post Brexit 'punch up' predicted over marine environment (Western Morning News/Plymouth Herald)

Other Local/Regional News

·         Coastal Creatures wins Heritage Lottery Fund support (North Devon coast AONB)

·         North Devon boat operators accredited for first-class marine safaris (North Devon Biosphere Reserve/Exmoor Magazine)

·         ‘Blue-sky thinking’ in Sidmouth architecture competition(Sidmouth Herald)

Other National/International News

·         Return of the Colchester native oyster (ZSL)

·         Minister calls for UK maritime investment (UK Marine Industries Alliance)

·         Atlas of Ocean Wealth published (The Nature Conservancy)

Research and Reports

·         Report – Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 (Committee on Climate Change, published 12.07.16)

·         Report – The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2016 (UN FAO)

·         Research – Can beach cleans do more than clean up litter? (Plymouth University/PML)

·         Research – Lionfish invading the Mediterranean Sea (Plymouth University)

·         Research – ‘Starballing’ starfish may hold clue to mystery of mass strandings (Plymouth University)

·         Research – Experts listen in on noisy Falmouth seas (University of Exeter)

·         Research –  Expert delivers talk to UN on ocean plastic pollution (University of Exeter)

·         Research – Victims of flooding frustrated by Government support (University of Exeter)

·         Research – Tiny ocean organism has big role in climate regulation (University of Exeter)


·         Wild About Plymouth: Discovering Atlantis (23rd July 2016. Plymouth)

·         People, Politics and the Planet: Any Questions with Jonathan Dimbleby  Post-referendum public debate on the future of environmental policy in the UK (21 July 2016, Royal Geographical Society, London)

·         Celtic Seas Partnership Final Conference (18th – 19th October, 2016 Dublin)


Consultation Closes: 5th August 2016

Consultation Closes: 16th August 2016

DMF July e-Newsletter *Brexit Special* | Devon Maritime Forum
Summer16 Conference | Devon Maritime Forum

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