Protecting fish and livelihoods in the Medway
River Medway Fish

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.

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Author: Tom Clegg, Kent and Essex IFCA

Location: Medway, South East England

Protecting and restoring Flamborough Head
Flamborough Head NTZ

The Flamborough Head No Take Zone (NTZ) was established in 2010 as the only area in the North Sea which is fully protected from all damaging human activities. It is playing an important role in supporting a healthier marine environment and helping to restore the productivity of the North Sea.

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Author: Heather Davison

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire