Molly has responded to Michael Gove’s plan to ban plastic straws, but claiming that EU law could block him doing so ahead of Brexit.
Molly writes for the European Interest website on the controversial pulse fishing technique and argues for transnational cooperation to manage our fisheries and the seas that are not contained by national borders.
Molly has welcomed the fact that a majority of MEPs have voted for a ban on the controversial pulse fishing technique.
Molly has said there must be no further expansion of pulse fishing in the EU – a method used to flush out fish and force them into nets with electric pulses.
Molly calls for the urgent phasing out of all unnecessary single use plastic and demands the European Commission play a leading role in tackling a problem that is choking our oceans.
(Article from Making Tracks, Spring 2017) Microplastics – tiny plastic beads, granules, fibres and fragments less than 5mm in diameter – are saturating our oceans and having a severe impact on marine life. The government recently consulted on banning microbeads – one form of micro plastic – from cosmetics and personal care products. Molly, whose … Read moreMicroplastics – a sea of waste
Molly has said she is delighted, but not surprised, that a new survey has found seven of the ten best UK beaches are in the South West, with the top spot going to Weymouth and second place to Fistral beach in Cornwall. The survey by Trip Advisor also names two other Cornwall beaches in the … Read moreThe South West has the country’s top rated beaches, but MEP warns against ‘watering down’ clean beach standards post-Brexit
Molly has thrown her full support behind a Bristol based campaign to end the use of plastic cotton bud sticks.
Leaving the EU will put the protection of some of the South West’s iconic conservation sites at risk, Molly has warned.
Molly has slammed Cornish MP and Fisheries Minister, George Eustice, for repeating a claim that EU fisheries policy is good cause to leave the EU.