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The Solent Forum is an independent coastal partnership, established in 1992 to develop a greater understanding among the many local and harbour authorities, user groups, marine businesses and agencies involved in planning and management of the Solent. It assists and advises them in carrying out their functions. The Forum now has over 50 members organisations representing a wide range of sectors. Download the Solent Forum brochure.

Latest News

New Solent and Dorset Coast Special Protection Area (SPA)

Posted 16/01/2020 11:30

Environment Minister, Rebecca Pow, has announced a new Solent and Dorset Coast Special Protection Area (SPA) which will span more than 891 km2. The area is the fifth most important foraging site in the UK for little tern and seventh most important for common tern during their breeding season.

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South Marine Plan Annual Monitoring Survey

Posted 09/01/2020 14:27

The East and South Marine Plan annual Monitoring Surveys have been launched. The Surveys are conducted to support MMO knowledge of marine plan application and effectiveness.

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