Tag Archives: 2006

Towards a future Maritime Policy for the Union: A European vision for the oceans and seas

Towards a future Maritime Policy for the Union: A European vision for the oceans and seas Summary: This Green Paper aims to launch a debate about a future Maritime Policy for the EU that treats the oceans and seas in a holistic way. It will underline that our continued enjoyment of the benefits that they provide

Ecosystem-based management: Markers for assessing progress

Ecosystem-based management: Markers for assessing progress Summary: This publication should be considered a practical tool for assessing progress in integrated coastal and river basin management. It highlights the needs and benefits of integrated management, while at the same time providing guidance in establishing the management link. Authors: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)/Global Programme of Action for the

Report on Marine Spatial Planning: Prepared for the Maritime Policy Task Force of the European Commission

Report on Marine Spatial Planning: Prepared for the Maritime Policy Task Force of the European Commission Summary: The report is meant to serve several purposes: Firstly, the report defines the scope and contents of marine spatial planning (under I.). Secondly, the report (under II.) sums up the content of the Green Paper on marine spatial planning.

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

Resolving Mismatches in U.S. Ocean Governance

Resolving Mismatches in U.S. Ocean Governance Summary: That the oceans are in serious trouble is no longer news. Fisheries are declining, formerly abundant species are now rare, food webs are altered, and coastal ecosystems are polluted and degraded. Invasive species and diseases are proliferating and the oceans are warming. Authors: Crowder, L. B., Osherenko, G., Young, O.R.,

New Discourses on Ocean Governance: Understanding Property Rights and the Public Trust

New Discourses on Ocean Governance: Understanding Property Rights and the Public Trust Summary:  begin with a look at how societal views and laws regarding ocean space have changed from the sixteenth century to the present. New ocean discourses are likely to lead to new systems of ocean governance to deal with new uses and conflicts arising

Marine Spatial Planning – policy adaptation in Australia

Marine Spatial Planning – policy adaptation in Australia Summary: Regional marine planning – or marine spatial planning – was established under Oceans Policy as the key tool to achieve integrated and ecosystem-based oceans planning and management. This paper discusses the Australian experience of relevance to Green Paper Section 2.2. Authors: Oxley, S. Date: 2006 Geography: INT-Australia Source or Agency: BIMCO