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What makes a good pelagic habitat?
The Convention on Biological Diversity (1992) and the more recent EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive (2008) require the conservation, maintenance, sustainable use, and/or improvement of biodiversity. However, little scientific research has been done into how to characterise and manage pelagic … Continue reading
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A ‘strong and stable’ marine ecosystem?
Long-term monitoring time-series are most important during times of political uncertainty such as Brexit, but it is these times they are most at risk. The UK marine environment faces an uncertain future. Cumulative pressures from human activities are being placed … Continue reading
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