- Marine Management Organisation
- Part of:
- Evidence and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), Marine fisheries, and Marine environment
- 12 October 2017
Evidence requirement R113: Seasonal risks of marine activities: balancing social, economic and environmental impacts
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The timing of marine works is generally driven by measures to mitigate risks to seasonable birds / migrating fish. This often means that works take place during summer months which could potentially lead to a larger impact on social and economic factors (for example tourism) than might occur during other seasons. This work would outline a process to balance the risks of an activity (environmental, social and economic) against the benefits and potentially propose approaches to mitigate the risk within the licensing framework.
Published: 12 October 2017