Marine spatial planning in the Aegean Sea

Marine spatial planning in the Aegean Sea

Marine spatial planning in the Aegean Sea Background The European Union (EU) policies for the protection of the marine environment have been characterized as one of the most ambitious and challenging frameworks worldwide. The Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 requires...
Zoning for aquaculture and biodiversity

Zoning for aquaculture and biodiversity

Zoning for aquaculture and biodiversity Background Aquaculture is the fastest growing food production industry in the world yet research and guidance demonstrating strategic multi-objective zoning for sector expansion is scarce. Quantifying and mitigating conflicts...
The Red Sea Project

The Red Sea Project

The Red Sea Project Background The Red Sea Project (TRSP) is a development giga-project launched by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia within its Vision 2030 plan to transform the nation. Vision 2030 sets to accomplish the diversification of the economy, creating a vibrant...
Adriatic-Ionian Transboundary Conservation

Adriatic-Ionian Transboundary Conservation

Adriatic-Ionian Transboundary Conservation Background The Adriatic-Ionian Region (AIR) is an important maritime region for Europe and provides a challenging case study for the identification of a basin-wide marine spatial plans strategy, specifically due to the...
Designing MPA Networks in Indonesia

Designing MPA Networks in Indonesia

Designing MPA Networks in Indonesia Background Indonesia comprises some of the world’s most diverse tropical marine ecosystems that provide critically important resources for coastal communities. Many of these marine resources and their ecosystem services have been...