Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Finding Space for All in Our Crowded Seas

The Washington Post, in its weekly science column, discusses the need to manage the space at sea accommodating the many users in a way to maximize the benefits. The articles mentions:

While a few states are leading the way in the United States, the Europeans and Australians have done this for years. Charles Ehler, a Paris-based consultant who is drafting a manual on the subject for UNESCO, the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, said the demand for offshore wind farms and other activities has spurred countries such as Belgium, Germany, Norway and the Netherlands to establish specific marine boundaries.

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