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20 May 2019 by khristine - report - project: 2746 - English (Nutrient Reduction / Best Management Practice) Croatia - Agricultural Pollution Control Project
The project aims to significantly increase the use of environmentally friendly agricultural practices by farmers in the Danube River basin in order to reduce nutrient discharge from agricultural sources to surface and groundwater bodies. Strategies...
13 May 2019 by khristine - report - English Social License to Operate and the Blue Economy
“Social license to operate” is fundamental to all ocean industries and the Blue Economy overall. This new report by WOC, ANCORS and Wageningen University provides a strategic, cross-sectoral and systematic assessment of the challenges and opportun...
13 May 2019 by khristine - publication - English Strong sustainability in coastal areas: a conceptual interpretation of SDG 14
AUTHORS: Barbara Neumann, Konrad Ott, Richard Kenchington ABSTRACT: Humans derive many tangible and intangible benefits from coastal areas, providing essential components for social and economic development especially of less developed coastal sta...
13 May 2019 by khristine - publication - English Assessment of the geographical potential for co-use of marine space, based on operational boundaries for Blue Growth sectors
AUTHORS: S.W.K. van den Burg, José Aguilar-Manjarrez, Jeff Jenness, Melanie Torrie ABSTRACT: The worlds’ oceans and seas have tremendous potential to contribute to the provision of food, feed, energy and natural resources. The emerging concepts of...
09 May 2019 by khristine - results-note - project: 1252 - English Results and Achievements of the BOBLME Project
This document highlights the results and achievements of the project as well as lessons learned.
09 May 2019 by khristine - tda - project: 1909 - French Analyse Diagnostique Transfrontalière (TDA) pour le Grand écosystème marin du courant des Canaries
Le projet Protection du Grand écosystème marin du courant des Canaries (Projet CCLME) est conduit par plusieurs agences et pays et a pour but d’institutionnaliser une gestion basée sur la coopération et une gestion adaptative. Le Maroc, la Maurita...
09 May 2019 by khristine - tda - project: 1909 - English Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) for the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem
The Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) presents an analysis of the “ecosystem status” of the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem (CCLME) and threats to the long-term sustainability of coastal and marine processes. The document has evolved o...
09 May 2019 by khristine - sap - project: 1909 - English Strategic Action Programme (SAP) Executive Summary for the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem
The countries of the CCLME are aware of the transboundary nature of the environmental problems and issues that threaten the sustainability of the CCLME. They have prepared a Strategic Action Programme (SAP) that focuses on solutions, management ac...
09 May 2019 by khristine - sap - project: 1909 - French Programme d’action stratégique (SAP) pour le Grand écosystème marin du courant des Canaries
Les pays du CCLME ont des stratégies et des politiques de développement relativement différentes dans les domaines des pêches et de l’environnement marin et côtier, avec des approches diverses tenant compte des spécificités nationales. Cependant, ...
09 May 2019 by khristine - sap - project: 1909 - English Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem
The SAP is the result of a participatory process. It proposes a long-term vision and short- and medium-term priorities in order to address the degradation of the CCLME. It is the result of a common recognition of the CCLME as a shared heritage. Co...
08 May 2019 by khristine - tda - English Bay of Bengal LME Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) Volume 2
The TDA of the BOBLME draws on numerous studies and extensive regional and national consultations with stakeholders. Importantly, the TDA provides the scientific basis for the development of the Strategic Action Programme that sets out a strategy ...
07 May 2019 by khristine - sap - project: 461 - English Strategic Action Programme for the Conservation of Biological Diversity (SAP BIO) in the Mediterranean Region
The principal objective of SAP BIO is establishing a logical base for implementing the 1995 SPA Protocol, that is providing Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Conventions, international and national organisations, NGOs, donors and all other acto...
06 May 2019 by khristine - sap - project: 1462 - English A Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for Sustainable Management of the Western Indian Ocean Large Marine Ecosystems
The Strategic Action Programme (SAP) is a road map that sets out the policy, legal and institutional reforms and investments that are required to address the problems identified by the TDA. It outlines the actions needed to resolve these problems....
04 May 2019 by khristine - publication - English Ecological connectivity between the areas beyond national jurisdiction and coastal waters: Safeguarding interests of coastal communities in developing countries
AUTHORS: Ekaterina Popova, David Vousden, Warwick H.H. Sauer, Essam Y.Mohammed, Valerie Allain , Nicola Downey-Breed, Ruth Fletcher, Kristina M. Gjerde, Patrick N. Halpin, Stephen Kelly, David Obura, Gretta Pecl, Michael Roberts, Dionysios E. Rait...
04 May 2019 by khristine - publication - English Scale, space and delimitation in marine legal governance – Perspectives from the Baltic Sea
AUTHOR: David Langlet. ABSTRACT: Recent decades have seen an increasing emphasis on (re)structuring marine governance regulation to fit relevant natural systems in terms of scale and spatial scope, and thus also on the delimitation of spatial unit...
02 May 2019 by khristine - publication - English Adaptive marine spatial planning in the Netherlands sector of the North Sea
AUTHOR: Leo de Vrees. ABSTRACT: The territorial waters and the EEZ of the Netherlands form a part of the southern North Sea. The area is intensely used and for several of these uses considerable growth is forecast. For years, industrial freedom an...
25 Apr 2019 by khristine - report - English Future scenarios and projections for fisheries on the high seas under a changing climate
Authors: William WL Cheung, Vicky WY Lam and Colette CC Wabnitz. Marine biodiversity and ecosystems provide important benefits to human societies through fisheries. But the benefits are not shared equally among countries – and climate change will ...
24 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Enhancing water governance & sustainable financing in the Mediterranean
In most Mediterranean countries, governance bottlenecks and financing gaps undermine the quality and sustainability of water supply and sanitation with direct negative impacts on the environment. Targeted action towards better water governance and...
24 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English An Integrative Methodological Framework (IMF) for coastal, river basin and aquifer management
In recent decades various management approaches have been developed for the terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments in the Mediterranean basin. These include Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM), Integrated Water Resources Management ...
24 Apr 2019 by khristine - experience-note - project: 2600 - English National Marine and Coastal Strategy for Croatia
To provide an integrated policy for the sea and the coast that takes into account climate variability and change and that is harmonized with the National Water Strategy, the Croatian government decided to prepare an integrated Marine and Coastal S...

 

 

 

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