Marine Strategy Framework Directive
The MSFD is the environmental pillar of Europe's maritime policy designed to create a framework for sustainable use of Europe's marine waters.
TIME TO DELIVER
The European Union Marine Strategy Framework Directive provides a legislative framework to sustainably manage human activities at all scales - from local to national to regional seas. The MSFD promotes an Ecosystem Approach (EA) to reach Good Environmental Status (GEnS) by 2020.
WHO IS IT FOR
This is a resource for: policy makers, managers, educational institutions, economic interests, non-governmental institutions and anyone with an interest in the marine environment.
WHO IS IT BY
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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme [FP7/2007-2013] under grant agreement number 226675.
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