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

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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.

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