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The Practices database is continuously optimised in order to ensure that search queries produce the most accurate results and new practice descriptions are added on a regular basis. Select relevant filters in the search boxes or enter the title of a practice or a  keyword in the freetext searchbox.

For more information about the functionalities of the Practice database, please see our User guidance document for Practices. 

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Tracking Seabirds for Conservation and Marine Spatial Planning

Seabird Biodiversity and Human Activities 

In the past three decades scientists have been equipping free-living seabirds with bio-logging devices to provide information about their behaviour in unprecedented detail. However, more recently the miniaturisation of tracking...

  • Aug 2022

The dynamic seascape of the North Sea

Policy of use and management

The seascape of the North Sea has always been dynamic; it is the sea that is used by shipping and fishing nations for centuries. It is a rather shallow sea...

  • Jun 2022