Blue Economy: Sharing Success Stories to Inspire Change
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creation and for Norwegian society. • Assessments of pressures and impacts on different ecosystem components, and on the ecosystem as a whole, are conducted on a regular basis. • Developing procedures for identifying knowledge gaps and how these should be included, given priority and filled.
The plan for the Barents Sea-Lofoten area was updated in 2011 and 2015; while the plan for the Norwegian Sea was adopted in 2009; and the plan for the Norwegian part of the North Sea and Skagerrak was adopted in 2013. Complete revisions are envisaged for 2020, 2025 and 2030 for the Barents Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the North Sea/Skagerrak, respectively.
Vulnerability of particularly valuable areas
Coordinated environmental monitoring: indicators, reference values and action thresholds
Description of the environment and natural resources
Petroleum and energy
INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT PLAN
Conflicts of interest
Status report on industries
External pressures (climate change, ocean acidification, alien species, and long-‐range pollution)
Report on social and economic conditions
CUMULATIVE IMPACT ASSESSMENT
IMPACT ASSESSMENTS BY SECTOR (PRESENT – 2020/25/30)
Figure 3: Framework used in the development of the management plans. The work was led jointly by four Ministries, while the analyses and assessments were carried out by Government Directorates and institutes.
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