INTERNATIONAL WATERS LEARNING EXCHANGE & RESOURCE NETWORK

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LME:LEARN - LARGE MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

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25 Nov 2021 - results-notes - project: 9545 - English Results and achievements of the of the GEF Adriatic project
GEF Adriatic is the first project within the UNEP/MAP system to have demonstrated the integration of an ecosystem approach in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP). Using this approach, conservation measures, remediation initiatives and development activities in marine areas can be carried out adhering to a coherent strategy. This helps planners and policy makers to support a sustainable blue economy and, at the same time, improve the well-being of the marine environment towards the achievement of th...
25 Nov 2021 - factsheet - project: 9545 - English Ecosystem approach and Marine Spatial Planning: Key tools to manage natural resources in a sustainable way
Through the use of the ecosystem approach, Marine Spatial Planning benefits from a series of sustainability assessments and generates an integrated plan, contributing to the achievement of Good Environmental Status (GES). Thus, it ensures that the capacity of marine ecosystems to respond to human-induced changes is not compromised.
25 Nov 2021 - publication - project: 9545 - English Blue Economy in Montenegro
Analysis of blue economy in Montenegro presented in this report was conducted in the period February – May 2020. The purpose of the analysis was to serve, together with other studies, as a basis for implementation of GEF Adriatic project activities and preparation of marine spatial plan. Currently, only the Executive Summary is in English.
25 Nov 2021 - report - project: 9545 - English Assessment of the Ecological Status and MSP preliminary initial assessment in VloraMarine Area (Albania) in the framework of the MSP Pilot Project supported by the Italian Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) within the cooperation
The present Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) study is elaborated within the framework of the IMAP, the ICZM Protocol and the MSP Decision (Decision on the MSP Conceptual Framework) and are part of the MSP Pilot Project “MSP Pilot project in synergy with SUPREME and GEF Adriatic projects outcomes and to strengthen the EUSAIR Strategy, to be developed into the Adriatic relevant marine areas, subject to major pressures” implemented within the Bilateral Cooperation Contract with the Italian Ministry...
25 Nov 2021 - publication - project: 9545 - English Guidelines for marine spatial planning process in Albania
The following guidelines have been drafted keeping in mind the different audiences and stakeholders to which they are dedicated and their different objectives: For the planner and the manager: Ensure a continuity of planning, management, enforcement and monitoring of all activities and potential natural and human impacts and between the terrestrial and maritime domains of the area considered. For the administrator and the controller: Develop a marine cadastre as the one that has been develo...
25 Nov 2021 - report - project: 9545 - English Policy document: MSP for Montenegro
The first MSP for Montenegro, with proposals of sea use zones and regimes for environmental protection, rehabilitation and uses.
25 Nov 2021 - outreach-material - project: 9545 - English Project summary
The Adriatic Sea is at a crossroads. The region’s marine resources and ecosystems are at risk, facing growing ecological threats and under increasing strain from all sectors of the blue economy. A coordinated approach – across borders and between industries, fishers, businesses, citizen users and governments – is required to ensure the most appropriate uses of the sea, reduce related pressures, and achieve Good Environmental Status for the whole of the Adriatic. By taking an ecosystem approa...
22 Apr 2021 - report - project: 4580 - English Not a drop in the ocean: Key successes of the Common Oceans ABNJ Program
This report presents the results obtained by the Common Oceans ABNJ Program between 2014-2019. It highlights the value, importance and benefits of sustainably managing fisheries and biodiversity conservation in the ABNJ, and how the collateral impact of fishing is less harmful to the marine environment now than when the program started out in 2014.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 26. Mediterranean Sea
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Mediterranean Sea LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 27. Canary Current
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Canary Current LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 28. Guinea Current
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Guinea Current LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 30. Agulhas Current
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Agulhas Current LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 29. Benguela Current
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Benguela Current LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 31. Somali Coastal Current
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Somali Coastal Current LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 32. Arabian Sea
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Arabian Sea LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 33. Red Sea
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Red Sea LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 34. Bay of Bengal
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Bay of Bengal LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 35. Gulf of Thailand
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Gulf of Thailand LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 36. South China Sea
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the South China Sea LME.
04 Dec 2020 - publication - English [LME Brief] 37. Sulu-Celebes Sea
This LME Brief is sourced from http://lme.edc.uri.edu and provides basic information and describes the characteristics of the Sulu-Celebes Sea LME.

 

 

 

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