To follow trends and changes on status of the marine biodiversity and to monitor progress towards achieving the policy targets it is necessary to carry out regular assessment using specially designed schemes and tools where indicators form the cor
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There exists a need and possibility for further improvement of the national marine monitoring programmes and approaches for assessing marine biodiversity.
The Strategy is a common plan to monitor and assess the health of the Baltic Sea in a coordinated and cost-efficient way between all HELCOM Contracting Parties.