Wageningen Marine Research of Stichting Dienst Landbouwkundig Onderzoek provides knowledge that is essential for the sustainable use and management of the sea and saline coastal areas. Located in the Netherlands, Wageningen Marine Research focuses on strategic and applied ecological research relating to economic developments that respect the sea’s ecology and ecological values. Wageningen Marine Research is the knowledge partner for the authorities, business and non-governmental organizations with a vested interest in marine living resources management. The field of work comprises: Nature, Environment, Fishery and Aquaculture.
Wageningen Marine Research leads WP8, Ecosystem-based Management towards Policy Objectives, and is responsible for the marine case study, focusing on trade-offs in ecosystem-based fisheries management in the North Sea aimed at achieving Biodiversity Strategy targets.