The Finnish Environmental Institute (SYKE), the national Rescue Service and leading NGOs are involved in a number of activities to improve and maintain preparedness for oiled wildlife incidents.
agreed (and exercised)
Representatives from the coastal municipalities, national authorities, rehabilitation centres and scientific institutes signed The Netherlands’ national oiled wildlife contingency plan in April 2009, after Sea Alarm first raised the issue of oiled wildlife response with Dutch authorities in 2005.
The UK national oil spill contingency plan, developed in 2006, is under review as of 2014. The national plan provides guidance on how oiled wildlife should be dealt with.
Following the Tricolor incident in 2003, Belgium started to develop a national response plan, which was implemented in 2005.