The EU Maritime Spatial Planning Directive (MSPD) requires the member states (MS) to pursue Blue Growth while ensuring good environmental status (GES) of sea areas. An ecosystem-based approach (EBA) should be used for the integration of the aims.
Marine Policy Volume 141
Successful marine management needs planners and managers who understand and work with the sea’s diversity in space and time.
World Wildlife Fund
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.
The Blue Growth Farm
This report is an output of Task 8.2 (WP8) of the Blue Growth Farm (BGF) contract [AD1]. The BGF project responds to the EU H2020 call for enabling technologies for “multi-use of the ocean’s marine space, offshore and nearshore”.
Ocean & Coastal Management - Volume 197
Marine and estuarine management requires an excellent understanding of the interacting, interrelated and interdependent sub-systems comprising ecological, societal and management complexity.
For more than a decade, marine spatial planning has been used around the world to advance objectives for conservation, economic development, and ecosystem-based management.
The interactions between land and sea are fundamental to human wellbeing.
Marine spatial planning (MSP) has been lauded as a remedy to unsuitable marine management. There is, however, growing MSP research illustrating that it is failing to foster paradigm shifts towards sustainable governance.
Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning
Marine spatial planning (MSP) has become the most adopted approach for sustainable marine governance.
Irish Geography, 52(2), 213-233.
The study shows how the same border may have different qualities across an institutional context following Brexit.
Macaronesian Maritime Spatial Planning - MarSP
The document describes the stakeholder engagement strategy for maritime spatial planning in the Macaronesia.