EU maritime plans failing to protect Med

EMBARGO 26-06-2023 - WWF Mediterranean MSP assessment 2023 - table

Patchwork planning by EU member states puts the Mediterranean’s ecologic and economic future at risk, says WWF

EU member state’s maritime plans are failing to account for climate change and are not on track to meet carbon reduction and marine protection targets, according to the World Wildlife Fund.

The WWF’s latest assessment on maritime spatial planning (MSP) in EU Mediterranean waters reveals the region is slow to apply an ecosystem-based approach to long-term management.

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