This study investigated how biodiversity had changed within two separate zones in an MPA around the south of the Isle of Arran, Scotland – an NTZ, which is fully protected from fishing, and the remaining area which is open to a limited amount of fishing.
After ten years of the NTZ being in place (2008), and three years since the MPA was designated (2016), new data were collected in 2019 to compare the differences in densities and population structure of King scallop
A reporter for a daily newspaper in South Korea recently visited Arran to learn about the marine conservation efforts happening here to inspire her community back home.
On 7th November 2019, Howard was a key note speaker at the Festival for the Earth in Monte Carlo.
On Friday 1st November, Channel 4 News covered the illegal dredging which took place in the Wester Ross Marine Protected Area (MPA) in July this year.