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PERSEUS Report Summary

Project reference: 287600
Funded under: FP7-ENVIRONMENT

Exploitable results – Identification of the main environmental risks for not achieving Good Environmental Status (GES) in mediterraean and Black Seas (PERSEUS Fact Sheet Series)

Result description

Through a methodological process of gap and impact analyses, PERSEUS; has updated an prioritized the main environmental risks in relation to each of the 11 GES descriptors of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. It was found that in both open seas and coastal areas and for the 4 sub-region analysed (Western, Central, Eastern Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea) the main and common environmental risks are; chemical pollution, physical damage and habitat loss, Introduction of on-indigenous species, overfishing and marine litter.

Result type

* other

Link to result

http://www.perseus-net.eu/assets/media/PDF/Press%20Releases/Fact%20Sheets/559.pdf

References

Keywords

Good Environmental Status (GES), Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), gap, impact, risk
Record Number: 181945 / Last updated on: 2016-04-29
Information source: Marine Information Platform