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Iona I Historic MPA designated in the Clyde Marine Region

Yesterday (26th October), Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham announced the designation of two new MPAs for Scotland; one of which being the wreck of the Iona I paddle steamer, located near Gourock. The Iona I was a 19th century paddle steamer, which was sold to the Confederate States as a blockade runner during the American Civil war. The vessel sank en […]

Presentations available online from the Clyde Marine Litter symposium

The Clyde Marine Litter symposium was held on the 26th November 2016, at FSC Millport,  and its aims were to: provide an overview of current scientific knowledge encompass talks and experiences from different perspectives around the Clyde, examining best practice and sharing experiences of dealing with marine litter culminate in a workshop focusing on ideas for […]

Marine Alliance for Science and Technology Annual Science meeting

The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland will hold its sixth Annual Science Meeting (ASM) on Wednesday 19th – Friday 21st October 2016 at the Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow. The 2016 ASM will promote the latest advances in marine science, good governance and using sound science responsibly, and describe research that will […]

SCAPE/NAS conference

The Nautical Archaeology Society and the SCAPE (Scotland’s Coastal Archaeology and the Problem of Erosion) Trust will be holding a joint conference in Glasgow on the 5th – 6th November 2016. The conference is aimed at people interested in both terrestrial and marine archaeology, and will focus on the coast edge, the intertidal zone and […]

Great British Beach Clean 2016

Beachwatch is the Marine Conservation Society’s national beach cleaning and litter surveying programme – helping people all around the UK to care for their coastline with the Great British Beach Clean being the flagship event. This year’s Beachwatch Big Weekend has now taken place, so keep an eye out for the results of the clean-up. […]

July newsletter

Our July newsletter is out with news of how the CMPP has been developing and what the team have been up to over the last few months. Read it in full here.

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New members of the CMPP

The Clyde Marine Planning Partnership is growing! Five new members were welcomed at the last CMPP meeting in early June. The West Coast Regional Inshore Fisheries Group, Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST), North Ayrshire Council, Scottish Environment LINK and the Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network (SSACN) have added to the skills and knowledge base […]

Millport Marine Litter event

26th Nov 2016 – Clyde Marine Litter Symposium, FSC Millport. This will be an all-day event discussing the issues, challenges and potential solutions to marine litter in the Clyde. The programme for this event is still being developed but we will keep you updated on the details over the coming months.