Over the past 25 years FIMETI has produced a number of reports related to the need for sustainable use and management of Fair Isle's marine resource.
The following publications led to a
which was presented by the Fair Isle community to the Scottish Government in December 2011.
IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER -
With the financial help of Scottish Office Rural Challenge and RSPB funding, FIMETI produced two policy reports in 1997 and 1998:
From 2009, the isle has worked with the North Atlantic Fisheries College in the preparation of a local Marine Spatial Plan as part of the Scottish government's Scottish Sustainable Marine Environment Initiative (SSMEI.
In 2011, Fair Isle produced its own Marine Action Plan -
The above led to -
A number of booklets relating to various aspects of the natural and cultural values of the Fair Isle marine resource were also prepared and published in 2003-04. Some of these are still in stock and are available for sale.
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