The new IPCC report.

The new report from the International Panel on Climate Change substantially confirms previous findings. Full details are available here. You can read the summary here.There is no disagreement among the authors about the confidence of the predictions. Only one dissenting author expressed disappointment at the lack of emphasis on mitigation and adaptation. There is no … Continue reading The new IPCC report.

RYA challenges government approach to MCZ evidence

RYA have released a statement that claims government is paying insufficient attention to social and economic factors when considering proposed MCZ designations. In the Solent, the candidate sites for the second tranche of designations would cover much of the northern shoreline of the Isle of Wight, from Bembridge  to the Needles

The Lymington Habitat Creation Lecture

A lecture in Lymington by Colin Scott of ABPMer Thursday 20th Feb 7:30 pm Fuller/ MClellan Room, Lymington Community Centre, Cannon Street, SO41 9BQ  •             20 years ago the practice of coastal habitat creation was a relatively novel concept and undertaken at a small-scale if at all; •             Today practices such as the landward ‘managed … Continue reading The Lymington Habitat Creation Lecture

Habitat Creation Conference presentation downloads available

The presentations given at the ABP Mer Conference in November (and the formal proceedings) are now available for download via Linked In. The conference report is available from the Resources section of this website (go to Proceedings where SPS is a sponsor or participant) The conference, for which Solent Protection Society was one of the … Continue reading Habitat Creation Conference presentation downloads available

MMO Newsletter 17

This newsletter moves quite a few things forward, including report back on the South Coast Plan workshops Nomination of new liaison officers for the South Coast Announcement of several evidence gathering reports ( on which we have already commented)