Local fishers and regulators create the UK’s largest no-take zone in the River Medway. A unique example of a bottom-up approach to both conservation and fisheries management, ensuring stable protection for the future.
Author: Tom Clegg, Kent and Essex IFCA
Location: Medway, South East England
The Scottish Seabird Centre is a conservation and education charity dedicated to inspiring people to appreciate and care for wildlife and natural heritage. It is delivering significant socio-economic benefits to the area, including supporting over 80 jobs and contributing over £2million per annum to the local economy.
Author: The Scottish Seabird Centre
Location: North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland
A community marine conservation organisation in the Firth of Clyde in Scotland is leading the way in promoting better protection of the marine environment to the benefit of people and the economy.
Author: COAST (Community of Arran Seabed Trust)
Location: Isle of Arran, Firth of Clyde, Scotland