3 rd International Conference on Progress in Marine Conservation in Europe 2012
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Feasibility of the restoration of the European flat oyster in the German Bight
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Threatened Biodiversity in the German North and Baltic Seas
Sensitivities towards Human Activities and the Effects of Climate Change.
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to the BfN Habitat Mare Website
Protecting marine biodiversity
Welcome to the Habitat Mare website presented by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation. Inside you will find full information on recent research findings together with background knowledge on marine nature conservation, with the spotlight on Natura 2000 protected sites in the German North Sea and Baltic Sea.
The site now includes a wide range of videos, new maps and topographical reliefs of Natura 2000 sites .
Under Special Projects, you will now find information on the breeding and release project for the two sturgeon species found in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea Acipenser sturio and A. oxyrinchus .
of the Marine and Coastal Nature Conservation Unit
Germany has to monitor a number of marine biotic parameters under European directives and international conventions. This long-term, systematic environmental monitoring work includes monitoring harbour porpoises and sea birds. More...
Marine Strategy Framework Directive
The European Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) entered into force in July 2008. The Directive creates a framework for all EU member states to take the measures needed to achieve or maintain ‘good environmental status’ by 2020 in all EU marine waters. All EU maritime states must prepare and implement national strategies to attain this objective in the marine regions they share. More...