Blue economy

High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy  

The COVID-19 pandemic has had severe ramifications worldwide, and the ocean economy is no exception.

Der Öffentliche Sektor - The Public Sector

This study focuses on aquaculture and provides an analysis of what this sector implies in terms of environmental impacts.


This document is a background paper which aimed to provide recommendations for Common Parties in the context of the Regional Framework on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in the Mediterranean Sea basin.


ATLAS is testing a generic Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) framework1 developed by the FP7 MESMA (Monitoring and Evaluation of Spatially Managed Areas) project to assess spati

Τhe Cypriot small-scale fishing fleet is considered the backbone of fishing in the Republic of Cyprus, constituting its largest fishing sector.

In its third edition, the EU Blue Economy Report continues to analyse the scope and size of the Blue Economy in the European Union.

This report provides a set of key messages on the current use of Europe's seas and its combined effects on the condition of the marine ecosystem.

Nature Sustainability 

The acceleration of global warming and increased vulnerability of marine social-ecological systems affect the benefits provided by the ocean.

Pan Baltic Scope 

Habitat-forming species are key in providing ecosystem services, green infrastructure and Blue Economy.

Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning  

Although marine spatial planning (MSP) is increasingly being applied worldwide, it appears to be based on an ambiguity that has arisen from its dichotomous role of ensuring both conservation and development.


Marine spatial planning aims to create a framework for the oceans and seas that minimise conflicts between economic activities within the marine environment while maintaining good environmental status.