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Biodiversity Net Gain - Summary of Intertidal Differences

Posted 16/02/2024 15:18

Natural England have published a paper on Biodiversity Net Gain - Summary of Intertidal Differences.

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Shoreline Management Plan Explorer Launched

Posted 01/02/2024 15:41

Local authorities and the Environment Agency have led the development of these plans, working together in regional Coastal Groups.

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Solent News Issue 55 Published

Posted 09/01/2024 14:07

We have now published Solent News issue 55 that provides a round up of news around the Solent over the last six months. The next issue will be published in summer 2024.

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Government Response to Marine Net Gain consultation

Posted 11/12/2023 16:56

In June 2022, Defra published its consultation on the principles of MNG. This consultation confirmed strong support from a wide range of stakeholders for the principles of MNG and for the government to continue developing the detail of the policy. View the government response.

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Southern Water Clean Rivers and Seas Plan

Posted 17/11/2023 16:10

Southern Water have produced a map which is an initial plan to ensure all its storm overflows meet the Government’s Storm Overflows Discharge Reduction Plan targets.

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Portsmouth International Port awarded £19.8m from the Zero Emissions Vessels and Infrastructure competition (ZEVI)

Posted 12/09/2023 14:03

Funded by UK Government and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK. The grant will allow them to embark on a decarbonisation project with Brittany Ferries, alongside the University of Portsmouth, MSE International, B4T, IOTICS and Swanbarton.

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Solent Seascape Film Launched

Posted 31/07/2023 11:02

Watch the first great film produced as part of the Solent Seascape Project. The film covers an innovative trial to actively restore saltmarsh habitat in Chichester Harbour.

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Solent News Issue 54 Published

Posted 30/06/2023 13:10

We have published issue 54 of Solent News. This publication gives a round up of all the latest news and development from the Solent Forum and the wider Solent.

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Biosecurity Planning in the Solent

Posted 19/06/2023 08:22

The Solent Forum has run a series of workshops on biosecurity planning with APEM Ltd and Natural England. The outputs are now being finalised for launch at the Solent Forum meeting on 11 October.

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Solent to Sussex Bay Seascape Restoration Inventory Launched

Posted 27/04/2023 14:00

The Solent to Sussex Bay Seascape Restoration Inventory is a comprehensive portfolio of seascape restoration in the Solent to Sussex Bay region.

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