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Integrated Management of the Marine Environment of the Barents Sea and the Sea Areas off the Lofoten Islands

Integrated Management of the Marine Environment of the Barents Sea and the Sea Areas off the Lofoten Islands Summary: The purpose of this management plan is to provide a framework for the sustainable use of natural resources and goods derived from the Barents Sea and the sea areas off the Lofoten Islands (subsequently referred to as

ntegrated Management of the Marine Environment of the Norwegian Sea Report No. 37 (2008 – 2009) to the Storting

Integrated Management of the Marine Environment of the Norwegian Sea Report No. 37 (2008 – 2009) to the Storting Summary: The present white paper is based on two earlier white papers, Protecting the Riches of the Seas (Report No. 12 (2001–2002) to the Storting) and Integrated Management of the Marine Environment of the Barents Sea and

Marine Zoning in Saint Kitts and Nevis: A Path Towards Sustainable Management of Marine Resources

Marine Zoning in Saint Kitts and Nevis: A Path Towards Sustainable Management of Marine Resources Summary: This project initiated a marine spatial planning process and developed a draft marine zoning design for a small island nation in the Eastern Caribbean. St. Kitts and Nevis was chosen as the project site because it met a set of

Potential benefits of marine spatial planning to economic activity in the UK

Potential benefits of marine spatial planning to economic activity in the UK Summary: GHK Consulting Ltd and Scott Wilson were commissioned by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds to examine the potential economic benefits of introducing a system of marine spatial planning to the UK. Authors: GHK Consulting Ltd. Date: 2004 Geography: INT-United Kingdom Source or Agency: Not

The practical implementation of marine spatial planning – understanding and addressing cumulative effects. Report of a Workshop held 4 December 2003, Stansted.

The practical implementation of marine spatial planning – understanding and addressing cumulative effects. Report of a Workshop held 4 December 2003, Stansted. Summary: Some observers advocate that Marine Spatial Planning could improve our ability to assess and make decisions about cumulative effects in the marine environment. However, there has been little consideration of whether this is

Marine Protected Areas in the context of Marine Spatial Planning – discussing the links

Marine Protected Areas in the context of Marine Spatial Planning – discussing the links Summary: There are many ways of managing activities in the marine environment, depending on the type of activity and the desired objective. This report discusses the links between two specific management tools – marine protected areas and marine spatial planning – and

East Inshore and East Offshore Marine Plan Areas Evidence and Issues: Overview Report 2012

East Inshore and East Offshore Marine Plan Areas Evidence and Issues: Overview Report 2012 Summary: This report is a collation and assessment of the evidence and issues for the East Inshore and East Offshore marine plan areas (see Figure 1.1). It serves both the planning process (see section 1.5) and the linked sustainability appraisal (SA) process

Marine Management Organisation : Maximising the Socio-economic Benefits of Marine Planning for English Coastal Communities

Marine Management Organisation: Maximising the Socio-economic Benefits of Marine Planning for English Coastal Communities Summary: This report aims to help marine planners meet that challenge set by the Marine Policy Statement (MPS). The MPS requires marine planners to plan in such a way that “benefits society as a whole,” and contributes to resilient and cohesive communities

Marine Management Organisation : The East Marine Plan Area: Maximising the Socio-economic Benefits of Marine Planning

Marine Management Organisation : The East Marine Plan Area: Maximising the Socio-economic Benefits of Marine Planning Summary: Future marine plans are expected to deliver the vision set out in the UK Marine Policy Statement (MPS) of “clean, healthy, safe, productive and biologically diverse oceans and seas”. The MPS requires this vision to be delivered sustainably –

Marine Spatial Planning: A Fisheries Perspective. Report to English Nature.

Marine Spatial Planning: A Fisheries Perspective. Report to English Nature. Summary: This report was commissioned by English Nature in recognition of the need to engage more closely with the fisheries sector in the debate on MSP (English Nature, 2005). The aims of the exercise are twofold: first to promote among the conservation agencies and others a