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Oceans and fisheries

Sustainable oceans

International ocean governance

Discover how the EU contributes to the healthy and productive management of the world's oceans for the benefit of the current and future generations.

Blue economy

The sustainable blue economy creates growth and jobs. It also helps us fight climate change, restore biodiversity and use marine resources responsibly

Sea basins

The EU is surrounded by the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, the Baltic, the North Sea, the Mediterranean, and the Black Sea.

Marine biodiversity

Protection of marine biodiversity is a key objective, including for the EU common fisheries policy.

Clean and healthy oceans

Marine pollution including plastics has no borders. The Commission is working to promote cleaner sea in the EU and worldwide.

EU beach cleanup

The #EUBeachCleanup campaign is key to raise awareness about marine litter.

Sustainable ocean finance

Sustainable blue economy finance principles provide a framework for financing a sustainable ocean economy.

Maritime Forum

Website that aims to improve communication amongst EU maritime policy stakeholders.