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Marine strategy part three: UK programme of measures

This strategy outlines the measures that contribute towards Good Environmental Status (GES) in UK seas.

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This strategy outlines the measures that contribute to the achievement and maintenance of GES in UK seas by 2020. It is the final part in our marine strategy and complements the existing parts of the strategy:

The aim of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) is for EU member states to put in place measures to achieve GES in their marine waters by 2020.

Published 17 December 2015