environmental management

Marine Policy

Deep seabed mining is a major new intersection of human enterprise and deep-ocean ecosystems.


The aim of the study to provide general guidance to planners, decision makers and stakeholders in improving the competitiveness and effectiveness of maritime planning activities existing within the national marine jurisdiction, while at the same t


This contribution is focussing on challenges for policy and sector integration in Baltic Sea marine spatial planning (MSP). The study identifies concrete coordination problems, analyses why they have emerged and discusses possible remedies.

Plan Ribera (2014) – Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment of Spain

The State Plan for the Protection of the Sea Shore against Pollution (Plan Ribera) includes aspects such as an atlas of sensitivity of the Spanish coast and an analysis of vulnerability and risk, as well as the logistical and management capacities necessary to deal with an episode of pollution of significant size and intensity.


The objective of EBMS was to facilitate the implementation of the environmental management with the values of the management by ecosystem giving a better implementation of this strategy of the United Nations.

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment of Spain

The general objectives of the Strategy are to increase the resilience of the Spanish coast to climate change and climate variability, and to integrate adaptation to climate change in the planning and management of the Spanish coast.

University of Sevilla - Spain

The MARINEPLAN site responds to the phenomenon of the international extension of new maritime policies and planning initiatives.


Assisting port authorities in identifying environmental issues and in assessing their significance.