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Highly Protected Marine Areas review: call for evidence


Seeking views on whether and how to introduce Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) in English inshore and offshore waters and Northern Irish offshore waters.

This consultation is being held on another website.

This consultation closes at: 11:45pm on 31 October 2019

Consultation description

We’re asking for evidence that can be considered in an independent review into Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs). In particular, we want views and evidence on:

  • what the aims, opportunities and challenges would be
  • how sites could be selected
  • how they could be managed and monitored
  • past experiences of designating Marine Protected Areas


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