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Final Report - EMPAFISH (European marine protected areas as tools for fisheries management and conservation)

Project ID: 6539
Funded under: FP6-POLICIES

Abstract

The EMPAFISH project was funded by the European Commission and aimed to assist in the process of evaluating, ameliorating and implementing the use of marine protected areas (MPAs) as tools for the conservation of marine resources and the protection of biodiversity.

This final activity report summarises the project objectives and major findings. It firstly provides information of the targets that were set as part of EMPAFISH. Moreover, the undertaken activities are analysed. The document then refers to specific case studies, whose examination verified the validity of the implemented approach. The major research conclusions are also presented, along with the anticipated project impact. Finally, the plan for disseminating the produced knowledge is highlighted.

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