It seeks views on the updated UK marine strategy and the targets to achieve or maintain Good Environmental Status (GES) in UK seas.
The consultation covers the assessment of progress made towards achieving the targets set for GES in the Marine Strategy part 1 in 2012. These relate to biological diversity, non-indigenous species, commercially exploited fish and shellfish, food webs, human-induced eutrophication, sea floor integrity, hydrographical conditions, contaminants, contaminants in fish and other seafood, marine litter and introduction of energy (including underwater noise).
This consultation from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs runs from 9 May to 20 June 2019.
Consultation: Marine Strategy Part One: UK Updated Assessment and Good Environmental Status