Marine Protected Areas
  • Author : John Humphreys
  • Release Date : 22 October 2019
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 828
  • ISBN 13 : 9780081026991

Marine Protected Areas Book Summary

Marine Protected Areas: Science, Policy and Management addresses a full spectrum of issues relating to Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) not currently available in any other single volume. Chapters are contributed by a wide range of working specialists who examine conceptions and definitions of MPAs, progress on the implementation of worldwide MPAs, policy and legal variations across MPAs, the general importance of coastal communities in implementation, and the future of MPAs. The book constructively elucidates conflicts, issues, approaches and solutions in a way that creates a balanced consideration of the nature of effective policy and management. Those in theory, designation, implementation or management of MPAs, from individuals, marine sector organizations, and university and research center libraries will find it an important work. Provides a much needed ‘one stop shop’ for information on Marine Protected Areas Presents chapters from a diverse group of contributors, enabling a broad and deep perspective Includes case studies throughout, providing real-life examples and best practice recommendations

Marine Protected Areas

Marine Protected Areas

Author : John Humphreys,Robert Clark
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Science
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Marine Protected Areas: Science, Policy and Management addresses a full spectrum of issues relating to Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) not currently available in any other single volume. Chapters are contributed by a wide range of working specialists who examine conceptions and definitions of MPAs, progress on the implementation of worldwide ...

Marine Protected Areas

Marine Protected Areas

Author : Susan Gubbay
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Genre : Nature
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Marine protected areas (MPAs) have an important role in marine conserva tion programmes around the world. Although most have been established relatively recently when compared with protected areas on land, there is considerable expertise on their identification, setting up and management. Some techniques have been adapted from those used on ...

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Author : OECD
Publisher : OECD Publishing
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Intense exploitation of our oceans and seas is degrading marine biodiversity and ecosystems at an alarming rate. This report presents good practice insights for effectively managing marine protected areas (MPAs), one of the policy instruments available for the conservation and sustainable ......

Governing Marine Protected Areas

Governing Marine Protected Areas

Author : Peter J.S. Jones
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Science
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In this innovative volume, the author addresses some important challenges related to the effective and equitable governance of marine protected areas (MPAs). These challenges are explored through a study of 20 MPA case studies from around the world. A novel governance analysis framework is employed to address some key questions: How ...

Marine Protected Areas

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Author : National Research Council,Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources,Ocean Studies Board,Committee on the Evaluation, Design, and Monitoring of Marine Reserves and Protected Areas in the United States
Publisher : National Academies Press
Genre : Science
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Although the ocean-and the resources within-seem limitless, there is clear evidence that human impacts such as overfishing, habitat destruction, and pollution disrupt marine ecosystems and threaten the long-term productivity of the seas. Declining yields in many fisheries and decay of treasured marine habitats, such as coral reefs, has heightened interest ...

Marine Protected Areas and Ocean Conservation

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Author : Tundi S. Agardy
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Science
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This book reviews the need for marine conservation, summarizes general measures for ocean and coastal conservation, and explains the rationale for establishing marine protected areas. The second half of the book is essentially a guideline for designing and implementing protected areas in order to make them viable and long-lasting in ...

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Author : Peter Mackelworth
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Nature
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The marine environment does not naturally respect arbitrary international boundaries. The establishment and management of transboundary marine protected areas therefore presents major governance challenges. This book analyses a series of marine transboundary conservation initiatives embedded in varying contextual situations to examine the underlying reasons for their success or failure. Utilising ...

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Marine Protected Areas for Whales Dolphins and Porpoises

Author : Erich Hoyt
Publisher : Earthscan
Genre : Business & Economics
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'Erich Hoyt's handbook is an admirable, timely and highly welcome contribution.'Michael Stachowitsch, Marine EcologyWhat does it mean to save the whales if their habitat is left unprotected? Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises is the definitive handbook on this pressing issue and the first to bridge the ...