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Commission review gives Member States a ‘must do better’ report for Marine Strategies

A report has been released by the European Commission evaluating the current conditions of the European seas (2014). Current state of the seas was interpreted by Member States in relation to the Marine Strategy Framework Strategy (MSFD) to achieve Good Environmental Status.  In July 2008, the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) was introduced by the

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Delivering Sustainable Coasts, 18 & 19 September 2012, Southport – book before September 5th!

The North West Coastal Forum, working with Sefton council and 10 EU partners as part of the SUSTAIN project, is holding a major international conference addressing coastal sustainability issues across Europe and celebrating achievements of organisations and individuals across North West England. Places are still available but are filling up fast. Featuring the 2012 North West Awards for

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The latest SUSTAIN English national newsletter is available to download below. This summarises the progress made to date by the partners – which include the North West Coastal Forum working with Sefton Council – and showcases work taking place in Sefton on the Landscape Partnership Scheme, as well as some of the exchanges of good practice that have

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