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A review of effectiveness of management schemes for European Marine Sites. - MB0113

Summary Objectives:

This study is intended to evaluate the lessons that can be learned from existing arrangements for managing Marine Protected Areas in England. Two forms of protected area are involved, Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) and Special Protection Areas (SPA) (under the EC Habitats and Birds Directives).

Key Customer Purpose:

The work will summarise the strengths and weaknesses of the existing system and will highlight those areas where improvements are needed. In addition, it will explore how a refined set of provisions might be applied to managing the wider suite of Marine Conservation Zones that will be designated in accordance with the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : MB0113 final report   (238k)
• SUP - Supplementary Report : MB0113 Suplementary Information   (483k)
• TPS - Two Page Summary : MB0113 EMS Review Two page summary final   (172k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2011

To: 2012

Cost: £21,350
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Bright Angel Coastal Consultants Ltd.