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Brexit: The marine governance horrendogram just got more horrendous! (2016)
Journal Article
Boyes, S. J., & Elliott, M. (2016). Brexit: The marine governance horrendogram just got more horrendous!. Marine pollution bulletin, 111(1-2), (41-44). doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.08.020. ISSN 0025-326X

On Thursday 23rd June 2016, the British people voted in a referendum on the following question: ‘Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?’ Of the 33,551,983 who voted, 51.9% (17,410,742) voted to le... Read More

Is existing legislation fit-for-purpose to achieve Good Environmental Status in European seas? (2016)
Journal Article
Boyes, S. J., Elliott, M., Murillas-Maza, A., Papadopoulou, N., & Uyarra, M. C. (2016). Is existing legislation fit-for-purpose to achieve Good Environmental Status in European seas?. Marine pollution bulletin, 111(1-2), (18-32). doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.06.079. ISSN 0025-326X

Recent additions to marine environmental legislation are usually designed to fill gaps in protection and management, build on existing practices or correct deficiencies in previous instruments. Article 13 of the European Marine Strategy Framework Dir... Read More

Marine legislation - the ultimate 'horrendogram': international law, European directives and national implementation (2014)
Journal Article
Boyes, S. J., & Elliott, M. (2014). Marine legislation - the ultimate 'horrendogram': international law, European directives and national implementation. Marine pollution bulletin, 86(1-2), (39-47). doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.06.055. ISSN 0025-326X

The EU is a pre-eminent player in sustainable development, adopting more than 200 pieces of legislation that have direct repercussions for marine environmental policy and management. Over five decades, measures have aimed to protect the marine enviro... Read More