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Collaboration and progress through Cefas’ Climate, Health, and Environment Resilience Programme in the Middle East

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Our Climate, Health, and Environment Resilience Programme (CHERP) has recently kicked off another year of activity in the Middle East. With the UN Climate Change COP28 currently underway in the region, we are taking a look back at what we …

Learning lessons from (almost) a decade of MPA monitoring in English waters: where are we now and what happens next?

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In recent years it has become clear, both in the UK and globally, that interventions are urgently needed to protect our precious marine wildlife and safeguard the resources provided to us by the sea. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are tools …

Belize Sustainable Seafood collaboration - Ocean Country Partnership Programme

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Group photo at Tilapia Hatchery Centre

Cefas scientists recently visited Belize as part of the UK government's Ocean Country Partnership Programme (OCPP). Jason Mewett (Senior Fish Health Inspector), Matthew Green (Histologist) and Mickael Teixeira Alves (Senior Risk Assessor) met with government and other organisations, at the …

Charting progress: the English Atlantic Bluefin Tuna catch, tag and release programme

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CHART logo of fish and anglers

Last month, the first ever CHART (CatcH And Release Tagging) pilot programme went live in England, with the start of the 13 week-long Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (ABT)  fishing season. From 16th August, flying their specially designed CHART flags and with …