This report explored spatial management as a means to protect marine and coastal biodiversity while at the same time addressing human needs across coasts, around estuaries and deltas, in near shore environments, and on open oceans.
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
From increased social awareness to more engagement with the private sector, there is a distinct need to build trans-disciplinary collaborations at all scales and across relevant ecosystem types. Win-win solutions and multi-purpose usage that suppo
The Med-Biodiversity Community Platform is a digital community that brings together researchers, managers, public authorities and environmental institutions in 11 thematic projects under the umbrella of 1 horizontal initiative from the PANACeA pro
Adriplan, Ritmare, Supreme, Erasmus Mundus Master Course on MSP
Marxan software and its advanced version Marxan with Zones, developed by the University of Queensland, were implemented and applied to the Adriatic-Ionian Region (AIR) and to the subarea of the Italian Emilia Romagna Region (RER).
This practice researches the overlap between the MSFD and other EU and international laws and agreements. It investigates where do synergies exist and includes the opinions of international experts in the Baltic Sea Region.
The MARMONI project included research on developing idicators for the assessment of the state of marine biodiversity, which is a very new and developing topic in the first decade of the 21st century in the Baltic Sea Region.
Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ in the Baltic Sea
The SEA is part of the Maritime Spatial Plan for the German EEZ (Baltic Sea). It assesses biotic and abiotic conditions of the marine environment and describes the impacts of prospective uses.
One of the main objectives of the DEVOTES Project was to develop, test and validate innovative integrative modelling and monitoring tools to improve our understanding of ecosystem and biodiversity changes, for integration into a unique and holistic assessment.
The MESMA framework is a stepwise approach to systematically monitor, evaluate and develop spatial management plans in different marine areas.
This study is the first attempt to apply the SVH in the marine environment using hyperspectral imagery recorded by Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager (CASI).
The Alboran Sea is one of the points with the greatest biodiversity of the Mediterranean Sea but also is one of the world's busiest shipping routes.
Geoportal on natural resources and biodiversity of the Alboran Sea. It includes the following 3 preconfigured maps: natural features and human activites, preasures and impacts and protection and conservation.