Blue economy


Expected outcome:

Project results are expected to contribute to all of the following expected outcomes:

Marine Policy - Volume 136

Ocean decision-makers are tasked with balancing social, economic, and environmental considerations when addressing complex policy challenges and achieving strategic objectives, such as conservation targets, or sustainable and ocean-based economic

Marine Policy, Volume 100

The worlds’ oceans and seas have tremendous potential to contribute to the provision of food, feed, energy and natural resources.


In developing a sustainable Blue Economy, the increasing demand for maritime space for various uses, along with the multiple pressures on marine and coastal resources, requires an integrated approach to ocean management.

Sustainability, volume 13

The experienced view of stakeholders is a very valuable tool to build inclusive and reliable maritime spatial planning (MSP).

High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy  

The COVID-19 pandemic has had severe ramifications worldwide, and the ocean economy is no exception.

Der Öffentliche Sektor - The Public Sector

This study focuses on aquaculture and provides an analysis of what this sector implies in terms of environmental impacts.


This document is a background paper which aimed to provide recommendations for Common Parties in the context of the Regional Framework on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in the Mediterranean Sea basin.


ATLAS is testing a generic Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) framework1 developed by the FP7 MESMA (Monitoring and Evaluation of Spatially Managed Areas) project to assess spati

Τhe Cypriot small-scale fishing fleet is considered the backbone of fishing in the Republic of Cyprus, constituting its largest fishing sector.