Practices

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BaltSeaPlan, BaltSPACE

The study uses Marxan, (a decision support tool for mostly used in conservation planning) to optimize algorithms to find the most cost-efficient site selection suitable for offshore wind farm installations in Germany, Sweden, Poland and Denmark.

ODEMM

ODEMM developed an approach including a series of resources that can help support decision-makers to implement operational EBM.

Malta

There is strong competition for space and resources in Maltese waters, due to the small size of Malta's territorial waters.

AquaSpace

The AquaSpace deliverable “Case study final reports” provides a detailed overview of the 17 case studies developed by the project to test tools and strategies for the sustainable development and spatial allocation of aquaculture in a variety of en

Aquaspace

The AquaSpace tool was developed within the EU Horizon 2020 project AquaSpace in order to achieve an effective implementation of MSP for aquaculture by adopting an Ecosystem Approach to Aquaculture (EAA).

Pan Baltic Scope

The report was developed within the framework of the Pan Baltic Scope project, which aims to achieve coherent national maritime spatial planning in the Baltic Sea region, and to build lasting macro-region mechanisms for cross-border MSP cooperatio

Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom

Marine protected areas (MPAs) have been demonstrated to positively affect various aspects of their ecosystems and communities.

Maritime spatial planning aims to provide an integrated governance framework for the rational allocation of activities whilst also preserving marine ecosystems.

Ecological Indicators, Volume 108

The Lithuanian sea space belongs to the smallest sea areas in Europe.

Maritime studies 

Marine spatial planning (MSP) is advanced by its champions as an impartial and rational process that can address complex management issues.

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.

ICES Journal of Marine Science

Ecological systems can be regarded as natural capital that yields ecosystem services vital for human well-being.