The European Atlas of the Seas provides direct access to information about European seas (available in English, German and French). The maps cover 8 main themes:
What is the blue economy? The maritime economy is often referred to as the ‘blue economy’. It covers all economic activities with a direct or indirect link to the ocean.
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Meeting on 3 October in Algiers, the governing body of the Western Mediterranean Initiative has launched a €1.4 million assistance mechanism set up by the European Commission.
What is the Arctic region? While various definitions for the Arctic exist, we consider the notion “Arctic region” to cover the area around the North Pole, north of the Arctic Circle (latitude 66 degrees, 32 minutes North).
Today, a landmark international agreement to prevent unregulated commercial fishing in the Arctic high seas was signed in Ilulissat, Greenland.