Ecosystem Management

Defra say: "It is generally acknowledged that we lack a strategic, forward looking framework for managing the marine area as a whole." (p 31 consult doc)

Right on!

The seas are a three dimensional dynamic play and work ground , generally public access.

2002: Safeguarding our Seas - this report from Defra gave the debate on ecosystem management "legs"

2004: Safeguarding Sea Life

2004: Turning the Tide

Make sure you understand the distinction between an EIA and SEA

Response of BSAC to the Marine Bill