Policy & Biodiversity Action Planning
Marine Ecological Solutions can provide expert advice on
marine policy, such as mitigation advice for construction at sea,
advise and aid in formulation of EIAs, as well as general advise on
special areas of conservation and other marine hotspot areas.
Specific areas of interest include services to meet biodiversity
action plan criteria, such as monitoring BAP species and habitats
and providing mitigation advise on BAP species in areas of
Our experience includes mitigation advice for various constructions
at sea, environmental impact studies for offshore developments ICZM
Policy advice, developing Biodiversity Action Plan resource packs
for volunteers, as well as aiding in the creation of Marine
protected areas around the world.
2013: Defining Annex 1 biogenic horse mussel (Modiolus modiolus)
reefs an inter agency report
2013: A process for implementing an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries
Management in Wales: A literature review for Natural Resources Wales
2013: Advice to a local council on a Pier refurbishment.
2011: Management of a subtidal seagrass bed at Porth Dinllaen. Initial
investigation into the use of alternative mooring systems.
Intertidal Phase 1 habitat mapping to identify
Drop down / towed video survey and analysis of horse
Modiolus modiolus, reef.
Development of Biodiversity Action plan resource packs.
Mitigation Advice regarding BAP and EA
for pipe lay in the Irish sea.
Diving contractor, scientific supervisor, and divers for in
situ native oyster sample.
Co-ordination of an across Wales voluntary marine
monitoring pilot programme investigating seagrass beds.
2006: Marine biodiversity liaison work (Biodiversity action plan)
2006-2009: ICZM Policy advise and support.