Taking a sustainable and ecosystem-based approach (EBA) to planning and managing the use of the world’s ocean has long resided at the core of WWF’s mission.
World Wildlife Fund
The document is developed within the framework of the Bonus Basmati project. It provides the first proposal to turn one of the existing classifications into the marine-specific and MSP-relevant framework that can be used in BONUS Basmati case stud
Pan Baltic Scope
The Assessment was conducted as part of the activities of the Pan Baltic Scope project.
This initial assessment report aims to provide a synthetic and shared overview of existing conditions and dynamics of the SIMNORAT project area.As a "living document", this report has evolved and has been updated throughout the project's duration,
This report presents a first attempt to map human activities, pressures and potential cumulative impacts in the eastern parts of the North Sea. The mapping is based on existing data on human activities in Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden.
This report sets out guiding principles to inform the development of regional assessment process, the first step of regional marine planning in Scotland.
Northern Ireland Environment Agency
Commissioned by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) this study aimed to provide a strategic understanding of different areas of regional seascape character along the entire Northern Ireland coast.
Mapping Fishing Activities (MFA) is the first high-resolution map of fishing intensity covering all EU waters.
This report presents the outcomes of a workshop led by ICES on risk management in MSP, particularly focussing on a method called ‘Bow-Tie Analysis'.
Development of an evaluation framework for assessing the quality and effectiveness of MSP in transboundary contexts.
Review of methodologies taken from the available MSFD Initial Assessments, in Mediterranean and Black Sea EU countries & selected northern EU countries.
For each of the 11 MSFD descriptors the methodologies used in the IAs and GES draft reports of the European Mediterranean and Black Sea countries are presented, combined with an indicative gap assessment for each descriptor.