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Policy Options for Litter-free Seas


Citation

Veiga J., Leslie H., Fernández P., Pérez C., Ferreira M. and Altvater S. (2015). Policy options for litter-free seas. Developed under CleanSea project co-funded by the European Union Seventh Framework Programme under grant agreement nº 308370

Language
Bulgarian, Dutch, English, French, German, Romanian, Spanish
Author(s)
J. Veiga
Heather Leslie (VU University Amsterdam)
Pedro Fernández (EUCC Mediterranean Centre)
Carolina Pérez (EUCC Mediterranean Centre)
M. Ferreira
Funding
Year
2015
Dimension
26 pp.
Project ID
2719
Table of Contents

Marine litter
Why is it a problem?
A societal and political challenge
Achieving litter-free seas through good governance is a joint effort
Prevention is the starting point
Practical opportunities to reduce marine litter
CleanSea policy options for top marine litter items and key sectors
About CleanSea

Keywords
marine litter, waste and resource management, Marine Strategy Framework Directive, International Environmental law, cost-benefit-analysis, monitoring, Black Sea, Mediterranean, Baltic, North East Atlantic, Europe