The Solent Forum

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New Pump-Out for the River Hamble

Posted 21/06/2022 10:28

Southern Water has provided funds to help the River Hamble Harbour Authority enable Hampshire boaters to keep the waters clean.

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SEMS Annual Survey Report Published

Posted 15/06/2022 11:16

We have just published the Solent Marine Sites Annual Survey Report, 2022. This looks at changes to and impacts of 17 non-licensable activities across the Solent.

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Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy Roadmap to 2026

Posted 08/06/2022 10:31

The Roadmap for the National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) Strategy for England has been launched.

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Prof Mike Clark Bursary Award Winners 2022

Posted 06/06/2022 13:53

Congratulations to the five recipients of our annual bursary awards. The judges were impressed by the quality of the submissions. Full details on our bursary webpage.

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Nutrient pollution: reducing the impact on protected sites

Posted 28/03/2022 09:19

Defra have produced a policy paper on Nutrient pollution: reducing the impact on protected sites. Nutrient pollution is a particular problem for estuaries. Increased levels of nutrients (especially nitrogen and phosphorus) can speed up the growth of certain plants, disrupting natural processes and impacting wildlife.

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Fisheries and Seafood Scheme

Posted 14/04/2022 09:27

The Fisheries and Seafood Scheme (FaSS) relaunched on 13 April to help support the long-term sustainability, resilience, and prosperity of the seafood sector across England. At least £6 million in funding has been secured every year until April 2025.

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Solent Plastic Pollution hub launched

Posted 11/02/2022 14:34

Our online initiative with the Environment Agency calling on Hampshire’s coastal and river communities to collect and record litter found across the Solent is now live. Come and join the Solent's Plastic Pollution hub community.

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LIFE Recreation ReMEDIES Behaviour Change Project

Posted 17/01/2022 15:27

A new report shares findings from part of the LIFE-funded Recreation ReMEDIES project, which focused on understanding the behaviours of recreational boaters in selected sites on the south coast of England.

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Solent News Issue 51 Published

Posted 13/01/2022 15:22

We have just published issue 51 of Solent News, our biannual newsletter with a round up of what has been happening around the Solent and the latest national coastal news.

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