1.3 Areas where action is proposed


A Reduction of pollution
  • Assessment of the discharge of chemical and micro-biological contaminants to coastal and marine areas
  • Monitoring of the levels and effects of pollutants for compliance and for long-term trends
B Living resources management
  • Location of hot-spots and options for remedial action.
  • Reduction and regulation of operational discharges from point sources, vessels and by dumping.
  • Prevention of emergencies and contingency planning
  • Commercially exploited resources
C Sustainable human development
  • Biodiversity protection
  • Protection of habitats and landscape
  • Improving integrated coastal zone management in urban and industrial areas
  • Development of sustainable tourism and aquacultureInvolving the public in environmental decision-making

See also

1.1 Perceived major problems: their main root causes and areas where action is proposed
1.2 Main root causes