The seas and coast of Wales are extremely important to our wellbeing.
Around 60% of the Welsh population live and work within our coastal zone whilst 70% of the coastline is recognised for its environmental importance and covered by a number of conservation designations. Wales is dependent on the trade, tourism, energy and fishing industries that our seas provide.
The marine environment in Wales is at the forefront of change from a policy level. The following documents provide the framework.
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