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  • Greed has Decimated World Fish Stocks ; Letters

    It is the easiest thing in the world to blame others without looking closer to home for the source of a problem and I am afraid that is precisely the path taken by UKIP fan Will Forrow (WMN Letters, July), who naively seeks to blame the demise of the UK fishing industry at the doors of the EU. Sorry to disappoint you, Mr Forrow, but the answer is much simpler - downright greed by humanity.

    ... species of fish has yet evolved to acknowledge lines on a map or any designation of "UK Territorial Waters". This is why international agreement is a prerequisite for sustainability and also why it ...

  • Waters Heading for Cape Horn? Stephens Joins a Cruise From Chile to Rio de Janerio. Mariners...

    CHILE, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and the Falklands on one cruise was too tempting a combination to turn down. What I didn't do before booking, however, was take a close look at the map of South America.

    ...Having spent a day at Ushuaia it was on to Cape Horn, and the sudden realisation that it is not the tip of South America but an island off the tip lying in Chilean territorial waters. Such was the fascination of this tiny treeless land mass with passengers that Captain William Kent who, as well as being master of Star Princess is also a Commander in the Royal Navy Reserve ...

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    Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and the Falklands on one cruise was too tempting a combination to turn down. What I didn't do before booking, however, was take a close look at the map of South America. If I had I might have noticed the potential fly in the ointment.

    ...In the event the gods looked favourably on me. The much feared waters barely raised a ripple - and I breathed a hefty sigh of relief. But first things first. To join our ... that it is not the tip of South America but an island off the tip lying in Chilean territorial waters. Such was the fascination of this tiny treeless land mass with passengers that Captain ...

  • Genocide. An Utter Lack of Remorse. And Why There Could Be a Terrifying War Between China and Japan [Scot Region Edition 2]

    AFEW YEARS ago, nobody in Asia gave much thought to the Senkaku islands. They form a cluster of eight pimples in the East China Sea, mid-way between Taiwan and Japanese Okinawa, devoid of people, culture and -- by all accounts -- beauty. Yet suddenly, they have become the focus of a dispute between China and Japan which is growing so bitter that doomsters fear Beijing might even go to war over...

    ..., in others there is oil under the sea; elsewhere, Beijing merely wants to extend its territorial waters. What alarms the United States, as well as the regional powers, is the ferocity with which ...

  • Genocide. An Utter Lack of Remorse. And Why There Could Be a Terrifying War Between China and Japan

    AFEW YEARS ago, nobody in Asia gave much thought to the Senkaku islands. They form a cluster of eight pimples in the East China Sea, mid-way between Taiwan and Japanese Okinawa, devoid of people, culture and -- by all accounts -- beauty. Yet suddenly, they have become the focus of a dispute between China and Japan which is growing so bitter that doomsters fear Beijing might even go to war over...

    ..., in others there is oil under the sea; elsewhere, Beijing merely wants to extend its territorial waters. What alarms the United States, as well as the regional powers, is the ferocity with which ...

  • Genocide. An Utter Lack of Remorse. And Why There Could Be a Terrifying War Between China and Japan [Edition 3]

    AFEW YEARS ago, nobody in Asia gave much thought to the Senkaku islands. They form a cluster of eight pimples in the East China Sea, mid-way between Taiwan and Japanese Okinawa, devoid of people, culture and -- by all accounts -- beauty. Yet suddenly, they have become the focus of a dispute between China and Japan which is growing so bitter that doomsters fear Beijing might even go to war over...

    ..., in others there is oil under the sea; elsewhere, Beijing merely wants to extend its territorial waters. What alarms the United States, as well as the regional powers, is the ferocity with which ...

  • 'Roadmap' Is Needed for South West's Marine Energy Potential to Become a Reality ; This Week Saw Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker Announce That the South West Will Host the Uk's First Marine Energy Park. Business Editor Liz Parks Reports On What Needs to Happen Now for the Region's Much-Vaunted Potential to Be Realised

    News that the South West has been recognised by the Government as the UK's first Marine Energy Park has been universally welcomed - but industry experts have warned that the announcement is the beginning, rather than the end, of the region's bid to become a world leader in wave and tidal power. With consents already in place for a round of marine energy schemes off the Scottish coast, not to...

    ... it has already worked with the Crown Estate, which owns the sea floor within British territorial waters, to agree consents for a round of marine energy schemes - something that gives it a ...

  • The Bathing Water Regulations 2013

    The Secretary of State is designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the environment, and the Welsh Ministers are designated(3) for the purposes of that section, in relation to measures relating to water resources. The Secretary of State in relation to England and Scotland(4) and the W...

    ...“the appropriate agency” means—. in relation to surface waters in England, the Environment Agency;. in relation to surface waters in Wales, the Natural Resources ...“England” includes the territorial sea adjacent to England and not forming any part of Wales;. “local authority” means—. in ...

  • Comprehensive Atlas of Great Britain. Hutchinson, Reports On the Cartographic Masterpiece.

    HISTORY enthusiasts can see a 400-year-old map of the area that now forms much of greater Bristol through an anniversary project to highlight a cartographic treasure. In 1611-12 John Speed published the first comprehensive atlas of Great Britain, which has been long regarded as a masterpiece.

    ... also includes the city of Bath, describing it as "the plott of the famous and most wholesome waters and citie of the Bathe". Anne Taylor, head of the map department at the library, said the atlas was ...The county maps were the first consistent attempt to show territorial divisions but it was Speed's town plans that were a major innovation and probably his greatest ...

  • Mapping Out the Future of North Sea to Stop Conflict ; From Cod Fishing to Buried Cables, the North Sea Is Becoming Increasingly Crowded. Now, Its Future has Been Mapped Out to Prevent Conflicts. James Burton Reports

    GAZE across the North Sea waves from a ferry and it looks devoid of human life. Apart from the distant lights of other ships, the waters can seem as empty as the driest desert or most far-flung ocean.

  • 'Fake' Map Behind the Crisis

    TONY Blair and his spin doctors colluded to 'fake' a map used to prove 15 Royal Navy personnel were kidnapped inside Iraqi waters, it was claimed last night. In allegedly doing so, the Prime Minister put the lives of mother Faye Turney, 25, and her colleagues in greater jeopardy, former British ambassador Craig Murray added.

  • The Electricity Generating Stations (Applications for Variation of Consent) (Scotland) Regulations 2013

    The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 36 C(2) and (3) and 60 of the Electricity Act 1989(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so. Citation, commencement and extent 1.  (1)  These Regulations may be cited as the Electricity Generating Stations (Applications for Variation of ...

    ...a Renewable Energy Zone; or. waters in or adjacent to Scotland which are between the mean low water mark and the seaward limits of the territorial sea;. “proposed development” means—. the generating station, or extension of a generating ...

  • The Electricity Generating Stations (Variation of Consents) (England and Wales) Regulations 2013

    the generating station, or extension of a generating station, which the applicant would be authorised to construct under a relevant section 36 consent if that consent were varied as requested in a variation application; the way in which a generating station so constructed or extended would be authorised to be operated under the relevant sectio...

    ...waters in or adjacent to England or Wales which are between the mean low water mark and the seaward limits of the territorial sea; or. a Renewable Energy Zone;. “proposed development” means—. the generating station, or ...

  • Developments in the Offshore Wind Industry Are Great News For... [Derived Headline]

    Developments in the offshore wind industry are great news for the ports business on the East coast of Scotland. Forth Ports, which recently de-listed and went private via a sale to the specialist European fund manager, Arcus Infrastructure Partners, has now signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) for the Port of Dundee on the Tay and Leith on the Forth to strengthen both ports' renewables...

    ...Five offshore wind sites within Scotland's territorial waters have now been licensed by the Crown Estate, giving Scotland the potential capacity to ...

  • How I Know Blair Faked Iran Map ; 1.Former Ambassador to Uzbekistan and Head of the Foreign Office's Maritime Section2.As the Hostage Crisis Deepens, Two Experts Offer Controversial Views Challenging the Official Line

    ... off Iraqi shores Iran insists they were in its waters illegally.

  • The Petroleum Licensing (Exploration and Production) (Landward Areas) Regulations 2014

    (2) The model clauses prescribed for petroleum exploration and development licences by regulation 3(7) and (8) of, and Schedules 6 and 7 to, the Petroleum Licensing (Exploration and Production) (Seaward and Landward Areas) Regulations 2004(2) do not apply in relation to any licence granted on or after the date on which these Regulations come into f...

    ... and the islands adjacent thereto (other than the Orkney and Shetland Islands) and the waters adjacent to the mainland and such islands, to be treated for the purposes of these Regulations as ... with, and three nautical miles seaward of, the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea adjacent to the Orkney Islands is measured to the map reference point ND 459711; and. (c) a ...

  • Who Do We Trust, Iran - or Blair?

    ... question that they had not been in Iranian territorial waters. There might also have been genuine public indignation about the behaviour of the Iranians. The news media have done their best this time to encourage public anger, especially in its sympathetic coverage of seaman/mother Faye Turney, but I don't think it's working. There's a growing suspicion Blair and co. walked blindly into this crisis and then tried to bluster their way out...

  • The Infrastructure Planning (Prescribed Consultees and Interested Parties etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2013

    The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 7 , 42 , 56 , 88(3 A) , 102(4) , 114(2) , 123(4) and 232(3)(b) of, and paragraphs 2 and 4 of Schedule 6 to, the Planning Act 2008(1) makes the following Regulations: Citation, commencement and interpretation 1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Infrastructure Plann...

    ...““marine area” means—. waters in or adjacent to England up to the seaward limits of the territorial sea;. an exclusive economic ...

  • Naturally, We Can Make All Our Own Electricity - Davidson ; Wales Could Be Self-Sufficient in Renewable Energy by 2025

    WALES has the potential to generate all the electricity it needs from renewable sources by 2025, Environment Minister Jane Davidson said yesterday. Launching the Assembly Government's new strategy to develop renewable energy production, Ms Davidson said the threat of climate change, concern about the security of imported energy, and alarm at rising fuel costs had highlighted the importance of...

    ... environmental assessment (SEA) for offshore wind generation in English and Welsh territorial waters;. develop a strategic bid for an EU Convergence Fund project aimed at delivering ...

  • Joy All Around As Iran Releases Sailors

    ... held after Iran claimed they had entered its waters while patrolling off the Iraqi coast, a claim denied by the British Government. The group had been repeatedly shown on Iranian TV, apparently 'admitting' that they had strayed across the maritime border from Iraq. Tony Blair said he was 'glad' that they were being released. He insisted there had been no negotiat...

  • On the UNCLOS and Vested Maritime rights. The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and China''s Vested Maritime Rights in the South China Sea
  • The Scallop Fishing (Wales) (No.2) Order 2010

    The Welsh Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 1 , 3 , 5 , 5 A, 15(3) and 20(1) of the Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967(1) , now vested in them(2) , and paragraph 1 A of Schedule 2 to the European Communities Act 1972(3). This Order makes provision for a purpose mentioned in section 2(2) of the European...

    ...“baselines” (“gwaelodlinau”) means the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured for the purposes of the Territorial Sea Act 1987(5);. “British fishing boat” ...“Welsh waters” (“dyfroedd Cymru”) means sea areas within Wales. Fishing restrictions. 3.  No British fishing ...

  • The Water Framework Directive (Priority Substances and Classification) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

    The Department of the Environment being a Department designated (1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 (2) in relation to the Environment acting in exercise of the powers conferred upon it by that section and by Article 5 of the Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999(3) makes the following Regulations: Citation and c...

    ... the functions listed in paragraph (2) shall in respect of rivers, lakes, transitional waters and coastal waters—. (a) assign a Type or Types in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 1; and. (b) ...Table 39. Environmental Quality Standards for other dangerous substances. “relevant territorial waters” means the waters which extend seaward for 3 miles from the baselines from which the ...

  • Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council, R (on the application of) v EDF Energy (Northern Offshore Wind) Ltd, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, July 11, 2008, [2008] EWHC 1847 (Admin)

    Mr Geoffrey Stephenson and Mr Kelvin Rutledge (instructed by Legal and Democratic Services Division, Town Hall, Fabian Road, South Bank, Redcar & Cleveland, Yorkshire TS6 9AR) appeared on behalf of the Claimant Mr John Litton (Mr Gwion Lewis appeared for the purposes of judgment only) (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) appeared on behalf of th...

    ... case of an offshore wind farm the turbines may well be separated by many kilometres of territorial waters from the ancillary facilities onshore. In the former case it will be sensible to include ...

  • It's Switch-On Time for Scotland's First Offshore Wind Farm

    SCOTLAND'S first offshore wind farm will start generating electricity in the next few days, The Scotsman can reveal. The first of 60 turbines that make up E.On's Robin Rigg wind farm in the Solway Firth will be connected to the national grid within days.

    ... granted "exclusivity agreements" for offshore wind farms in ten other areas of Scottish territorial water, which extends 12 nautical miles out to sea. They include a second wind farm planned by E.On ... wind programme , to build two further massive wind farms beyond Scottish territorial waters - in the Moray Firth and to the east of the Firth of Forth. These could be so big they involve more ...