EEA standard re-use policy: unless otherwise indicated, re-use of content on the EEA website for commercial or non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the source is acknowledged (http://www.eea.europa.eu/legal/copyright). Copyright holder: European Environment Agency (EEA).
Level of classification is based on the 20 % 40 %, 60 % and 80 % percentiles of the nitrate+nitrite distribution at coastal stations. The map is only available as a low resolution picture. Geographical coverage note: the Greater North Sea, the Celtic Seas and the Northeast Atlantic
When travelling to exotic places, choose your souvenirs carefully.
Trade in items such as woodcarvings, red coral or ornaments with fur or feathers, is often regulated and permits are required to bring them home. Check the rules, as there are strict laws governing exports of wildlife and you could risk having your souvenir confiscated.
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