- Background information
- Why respond to wildlife affected by oil and other hazards
- International conventions and key players
- Oil Spill Incidents
- Response Options
- Environmental considerations
- Responder Health and Safety
- Capacity Building
- Hands-on training
- EU Sponsored Projects
Handbook on Oil Impact Assessment for Seabirds
The Handbook on Oil Impact Assessment was developed as a result of a scientific workshop that was held in La Coruña, Spain in September 2006. The workshop brought together scientists from across Europe to identify the main issues with regards to the integration of Impact Assessment into oiled wildlife response and the wider oil spill response.more...
European Oiled Wildlife Response Plan Proposal
A proposal for a European Oiled Wildlife Response Plan was developed based on the conclusions and recommendations that came out of three EU Workshops held in 2006. The three workshops formed the basis of the EU project "Oiled Wildlife Response Planning in Europe."more...
Proceedings-EU Workshop on Cleaning and Rehabilitation of Oiled Wildlife
The European Oiled Wildlife Response Planning workshop, led by Sea Alarm, took place on 12-15 June 2006, at the Centre de Documentation, de Recherche et d'Expérimentations sur les Pollutions Accidentelles des Eaux (CEDRE) in Brest, France.more...
RIOS Action Plan
The RIOS Action Plan provides an overview of the research priorities that were selected by an international forum of leading scientists and oiled wildlife responders in the course of an EU project in 2008.more...
RIOS Action Plan
Reducing the Impact of Oil Spills (RIOS) Background Document
The RIOS-project is focusing on negative impacts of oil spills on marine wildlife and how these effects can be minimised through investments into research and development. The main objective of the project is to develop a European Action Plan for future research and development, and to stimulate contacts and future cooperationmore...
Handbook for the Rehabilitation of Oiled Birds
The Handbook for the Rehabilitation of Oiled Birds, published in May 2007, contains guidance for wildlife rehabilitators and governmental authorities on best practices with regards to the rescue, cleaning and rehabilitation of oiled birds, especially in large incidents.more...
Baltic Oiled Wildlife Response Planning Workshop 11 October 2009
In order to support Baltic countries in their processes of oiled wildlife response planning a one day planning workshop was organised by Sea Alarm Foundation and WWF-Finland in close cooperation with the Estonian Ministry of Environment and the HELCOM RESPONSE Secretariat. The workshop took place on 5 October 2009 at the Ministry of Environment, Tallinn, Estonia. This report reflects the outcomes and recommendations of the workshop.more...
EMPOWER Terms of Reference
The Terms of Reference describes the internal structural and workings of the EMPOWER Network and its Steering Group. This is one of the key sources of information for organisations interested in becoming an EMPOWER member.more...
EMPOWER Code of Conduct
The Code of Conduct describes a basic attitude of cooperation and professionalism that is expected from EMPOWER members. It applies particularly when the Member is invited and engaged in a response to a marine wildlife emergency or in efforts undertaken to increase response preparedness, such as discussions, training and exercises. Organisations wishing to join the EMPOWER Network must sign the Code of Conduct to gain membership.more...
EMPOWER Application form
Orgnisations wishing to join the EMPOWER network should fill in and submit this application form to Sea Alarm, the Secretariat of EMPOWER.more...
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