Ecosystem-based approach

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

The purpose of this paper, published by WWF, is to help the EU Member States to meet the requirements of the MSP Directive (2014/89/EU) reinforcing the foundations of an ecosystem-based approach to MSP while offering a set of precise indicators to

Globally, ecosystem-based marine spatial planning has become a useful instrument to coordinate the planning of different authorities. This, for balancing different requirements when managing marine areas and space.

Ocean & Coastal Management

This study focuses on the implementation of cumulative impact assessments (CIA) in Maritime Spatial Planning to assess collective pressures on the marine environment.

Ocean & Coastal Management

The need to bring ecosystem services into strategic decisions and policy design for the governance of social-ecological systems is found to be mutually advantageous within the scientific and political community, as it may lead to better environmen

Pan Baltic Scope  

The report presents the results of the Pan Baltic Scope project, the main objectives of which were to achieve coherent national Maritime Spatial Planning in the BSR, and to build lasting macro-region mechanisms for cross-border MSP cooperation.

Pan Baltic Scope 

Implementing the Ecosystem-based Approach (EBA) in Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) in a cross-border setting is a challenge as it involves administrative, planning and other institutional concepts.

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

In this position paper, WWF provides its opinion and recommendations on how to achieve the ecosystem-based marine spatial plans.  

PanBaltic Scope

The report integrates the concepts of the ecosystem approach and Maritime Spatial Planning, as well as the relationship between them with a focus on the Baltic Sea context.