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The Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) of the European Union (EU) is a holistic approach to all sea-related EU policies. It is based on the idea that the Union can draw higher returns from its maritime space with less impact on the environment by coordinating its wide range of interlinked activities related to oceans, seas and coasts. Hence, the IMP aims at strengthening the blue economy, encompassing all sea-based economic activities.

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Cluster story: Digitalisation

Researchers and entrepreneurs increasingly exploit digital technologies to monitor the ocean, create new business models and, naturally, safeguard the marine environment. The trend is well reflected in recently introduced EMFF-funded projects

Last update: 20/07/22

Mean Underwater Depth Map of the Week – Mean Underwater Depth

The Map of the Week shows the bathymetry, the average depth of the water column, in the European region with a resolution of 1/16 - arc minute (~ 115 meter).

Last update: 15/07/22

The If Oceans Could Speak podcast is back for season 2!

This summer, we will be listening to diverse perspectives from the Mediterranean Sea! Tune in for sport stars, scientists and gourmet chefs that are mobilising communities to make a difference to the sea around them.

Last update: 15/07/22

Habitat Classification Map of the Week – Biodiversity and Habitat Classification

The Map of the Week shows the predictive European Nature Information System (EUNIS) seabed habitat map for the European seas.

Last update: 08/07/22

Oceanographic Instruments Map of the Week – Oceanographic Instruments

The Map of the Week shows the position of oceanographic instruments, including underwater gliders, ferrybox systems and Argo floats.

Last update: 01/07/22

Marine bird observations Map of the Week – Marine bird observations

The Map of the Week shows the marine bird observations available in the European Ocean Biodiversity Information System (EurOBIS) database.

Last update: 24/06/22

The Charter for the Mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030”

Sign up to the event!

Start date: 30/06/2022 - 15:00
Last update: 22/06/22

OCEAN - An immersive exhibition about Europe’s maritime heritage

From 25 June to 10 July, the OCEAN exhibition made a stopover in Lisbon in Portugal

Last update: 22/06/22

Youth4Ocean Forum at the UN Ocean Conference 2022

On this occasion, the Youth4Ocean Forum invites you to participate in the events of which it is a partner

Last update: 22/06/22

Climate change and coastal erosion Map of the Week – Climate change and coastal erosion

The Map of the Week shows how the coastline (where the land meets the sea or the ocean) is changing.

Last update: 17/06/22

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