If you live near the coast, should you be worried by sea-level rise?

Introduction In last year’s newsletter we published an article explaining some of the science and assumptions about sea-level rise and flood maps. This year we will try to bring it nearer to home with some advice about how worried you should be if you live near the coast. There have been many articles in the … Continue reading If you live near the coast, should you be worried by sea-level rise?

Marine Licencing Applications – 28 October 2022

The 28 October 2022 summary of Marine Licensing activity applicable to the Solent area can be found by taking this link. The update post displays a list of applications published by the Marine Management Organisation since the last SPS summary update issued, and project background for those applications open for public consultation. Applications for burial … Continue reading Marine Licencing Applications – 28 October 2022

Marine Licencing Applications – 1 October 2022

The 1 October 2022 summary of Marine Licensing activity applicable to the Solent area can be found by taking this link. The update post displays a list of applications published by the Marine Management Organisation since the last SPS summary update issued, and project background for those applications open for public consultation. Applications for burial … Continue reading Marine Licencing Applications – 1 October 2022

Marine Licencing Applications – 4 September 2022

The 4 September 2022 summary of Marine Licensing activity applicable to the Solent area can be found by taking this link. The update post displays a list of applications published by the Marine Management Organisation since the last SPS summary update issued, and project background for those applications open for public consultation. Applications for burial … Continue reading Marine Licencing Applications – 4 September 2022

Solent Protection Society – Members’ webinar evenings

We are arranging an autumn series of evening webinars for Solent Protection Society members and friends, to take place once per month via Zoom. To register for one of these sessions, please complete the brief details on the form at the foot of this page. Monday 12th September, 19:30 - Professor John WilliamsMonday 7th November, … Continue reading Solent Protection Society – Members’ webinar evenings

Marine Licencing Applications – 30 June 2022

The 30th September 2022 summary of Marine Licensing activity applicable to the Solent area can be found by taking this link. The update post displays a list of applications published by the Marine Management Organisation since the last SPS summary update issued, and project background for those applications open for public consultation. Applications for burial … Continue reading Marine Licencing Applications – 30 June 2022

Government’s response to the Environmental Audit Committee special report on ‘Water Quality in Rivers’ lacks teeth

HM Government has today given its response to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Select Committee (EAC) report, published in January and based on its investigation into 'Water quality in rivers'. Links to both documents and an introduction to the work of the EAC are provided under the heading 'Further Reading', below. Introduction The first … Continue reading Government’s response to the Environmental Audit Committee special report on ‘Water Quality in Rivers’ lacks teeth