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Marine Resources Strategy consultation

DepartmentEnvironment
Start date04/07/2013
End date27/09/2013
Type of consultationOther
Deadline for comments27/09/2013

About the consultation

​There are increasing pressures being placed on our natural marine resources and a growing recognition that coastlines should be managed in a planned and sustainable way. There are many competing interests for the use of Jersey's marine resources including:

  • renewable energy
  • shipping
  • recreational boating
  • commercial and recreational fishing
  • kayaking and surfing

In order for all interests to be balanced in a fair way, the Economic Development and Environment departments have produced the Marine Resources Strategy.

Strategy to safeguard marine resources

It sets out 45 recommendations for the long-term safeguarding Jersey's marine resources, while supporting the Island's commercial and leisure users. The proposals aim to promote more productive, sustainable and better managed marine-based industries so they can continue to grow and provide employment. The strategy aims to:

  • ensure long-term protection of the marine resource within Jersey’s territorial sea
  • support the sustainable development of Jersey’s fishing and aquaculture industries
  • promote fair access to (and use of) the marine resource by a diverse range of interests

Information in English, Portuguese and Polish

The full report is available in English, and summary versions are available in Portuguese and Polish.

Download the marine resources report - full version (size 5.30mb)

Download the Portuguese summary - marine resources report (size 41kb)

Download the Polish summary - marine resources report (size 44kb)

How to submit comments to the consultation

The consultation is now closed.

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