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Cooperation between the Regional Seas Programme and several UN bodies began in earnest with the development of the pollution monitoring and assessment programme (MEDPOL) in the mid-1970s. A joint product of international agencies, government-appointed scientists and the region's scientific institutions, the programme became a model of scientific cooperation.

The key players from these earliest days of the Mediterranean Action Plan programme are still active today in the most recent addition to the Regional Seas family, the North-East Pacific. They are: