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ATLAS Deliverable 3.4: Conservation management issues in ATLAS Basin-scale systematic conservation planning: identifying suitable networks for VMEs protection

Combes, M; Vaz, S; Morato, T; Fauconnet, L; Arnaud-Haond, S; Dominguez-Carrió, C; Fox, A; González-Irusta, J-M; Carreiro-Silva, M; Davies, A; ...
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2021
Abstract
The last two decades have witnessed a complete shift in our perception of the deep sea, from a homogeneous, mostly muddy and unspoiled seafloor to a vast patchwork of diverse and fragile habitats as well as a reservoir of living resources, both energy and mineral. Growing and concomitant awareness of the potential for blue growth and vulnerability of deep-sea ecosystems triggered the implementation of management measures and Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) at national, regional and international levels, which are now cumulating in the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and the International Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond Nati...
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A Trans-AtLantic Assessment and deep-water ecosystem-based Spatial management plan for Europe
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 678760
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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