Please act now to support Skomer MNR being designated as a highly protected MCZ Triggered in part by a truly poor consultation document and a badly mishandled consultation process, a well organised and determined opposition to the to HP MCZ proposal has developed.
The badly handled consultation has
generated legitimate concerns, but misleading and alarming disinformation spread
by a combination of fishing interests and people who seem ideologically opposed
to HP MCZs has frightened many people blindly objecting to the proposals.
The opposition is so well
orchestrated that there appears to be real risk the entire process will be
abandoned by Welsh Government unless they receive a sufficiently large number of
responses supporting HP MCZs.
It is important that Welsh
Government stick to their policy both for the sake of the Welsh marine
environment and for the Skomer MNR in particular.
Please respond positively to the
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model response letter is available here
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E-mail your response letter to: Marine@wales.gsi.gov.uk by 31 July at the
Please also write in support to the Welsh Environment
Minister, John Griffiths.
A model letter to the Minister is available here