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The geographical areas covered by this call include the Atlantic, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean.

The aim of the programme is to develop an innovative, knowledge and research based, sustainable and inclusive 2 Seas area, where natural resources are protected and the green economy promoted.

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 deep sea covers about 79% of the Mediterranean basin, including habitats potentially able to deliver multiple ecosystem services and numerous resources of high economic value.

Maritime Cultural Heritage (MCH) today stands as a witness of early human naval endeavours.

This guide intends to be a practical tool to facilitate the understanding of site selection and planning for aquaculture and provide information on processes for establishing allocated zones for aquaculture (AZAs) in the Mediterranean and Black Se

The general objective of this study is to evaluate how MSP benefits specific blue economy sectors, with the aim to feed the results into relevant EU policies and Competent Authorities in charge of implementing Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP).

The guide is designed for legal drafters in charge of establishing marine spatial planning regulations. It aims to provide methodological support for drafting the MSP legislation.  

The toolkit focuses on the development and implementation of Allocation Zones for Aquaculture (AZA) in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. It is based on the results of existing AZA in these regions. The toolkit is addressed to policy-makers, reg

Marine spatial planning (MSP), a process aimed at negotiating the spatial allocation of human activities at sea, has to integrate new challenges arising from growing human activities and their impacts on threatened marine ecosystems.

Whilst the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 promotes the conservation and sustainable use of the seas, oceans and marine resources for sustainable development, decisions in ecosystem-based Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) follow annoying and c

Aquaculture provides more than half of the fish used for human consumption, contributing to food security and nutrition, economic growth and improved livelihoods.