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Filter: Ecosystem-based Management
30 Oct 2019 - publication - English The Future of Blue Carbon Science
AUTHORS: Peter I. Macreadie, Andrea Anton, John A. Raven, Nicola Beaumont, Rod M. Connolly, Daniel A. Friess, Jeffrey J. Kelleway, Hilary Kennedy, Tomohiro Kuwae, Paul S. Lavery, Catherine E. Lovelock, Dan A. Smale, Eugenia T. Apostolaki, Trisha B...
20 Oct 2019 - publication - English Scale, Space and Delimitation in Marine Legal Governance – Perspectives from the Baltic Sea
AUTHOR: David Langlet ABSTRACT: Recent decades have seen an increasing emphasis on (re)structuring marine governance regulation to fit relevant natural systems in terms of scale and spatial scope, and thus also on the delimitation of spatial u...
19 Oct 2019 - publication - English An Introduction to Marine Spatial Planning
AUTHOR: Charles N. Ehler ABSTRACT: Competition and confl ict for space and resources characterizes the oceans of the Coral Triangle. Because of some of the highest rates of population growth and increasing food and development needs, these wat...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Economic Development and Coastal Ecosystem Change in China
AUTHORS: Qiang He, Mark D. Bertness, John F. Bruno, Bo Li, Guoqian Chen, Tyler C. Coverdale, Andrew H. Altieri, Junhong Bai, Tao Sun, Steven C. Pennings, Jianguo Liu, Paul R. Ehrlich and Baoshan Cui ABSTRACT: Despite their value, coastal ecosy...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Ecosystem Services Sustainability in the Mediterranean Sea: Assessment of Status and Trends Using Multiple Modelling Approaches
AUTHORS: Camino Liquete, Chiara Piroddi, Diego Macías, Jean-Noël Druon and Grazia Zulian ABSTRACT: Mediterranean ecosystems support important processes and functions that bring direct benefits to human society. Yet, marine ecosystem services a...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Ecosystem-Based Marine Spatial Management: Review of Concepts, Policies, Tools and Critical Issues
AUTHORS: Stelios Katsanevakis, Vanessa Stelzenmüller, Andy South, Thomas Kirk Sørensen, Peter J.S. Jones, Sandy Kerr, Fabio Badalamenti, Christos Anagnostou, Patricia Breen, Guillem Chust, Giovanni D’Anna, Mike Duijn, Tatiana Filatova, Fabio Fiore...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Ecosystem-Based Marine Spatial Management: An Evolving Paradigm for the Management of Coastal and Marine Places
AUTHORS: Fanny Douvere and Charles Ehler ABSTRACT: The development and industrialization of the world’s oceans has evolved rapidly since the 15th century. Ongoing population growth, technological development, and growing consumer demand increa...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME12] Summary Report
The Twelfth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME11] Summary Report
The Eleventh Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 9-10 July 2009. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Oce...
10 Feb 2019 - publication - English The Ecosystem Approach in Ocean Planning and Governance : Perspectives from Europe and Beyond (2018)
BRILL Open Access Book. Publications on Ocean Development, Volume: 87. The Ecosystem Approach in Ocean Planning and Governance takes stock of the challenges associated with implementing an ecosystem approach in ocean governance. In addition to the...
22 Jan 2019 - report - English Day 3 - Clinic Carousel Round 1: How to achieve a good nutrient balance in our environment (Cox, Winiwarter and Walker, Marrakesh 2018)
Summary of the session at the 9th GEF International Waters Conference held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 5-8 November 2018. Coordinated by Chris Cox, GNC; Wilfried Winiwarter, IIASA; Sara Walker, WRI
04 Dec 2018 - manual - English Large Marine Ecosystems Strategic Approach Toolkit (2018)
Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) Projects are, by definition, “strategic” projects because they cover large territorial areas, involve many stakeholders at different levels and deal with the multiplicity of thematic subjects.
19 Nov 2018 - presentation - English Session 5: Regional Ocean Governance Platform - draft proposal (Trumbic, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Ivica Trumbic, GEF LME:LEARN
19 Nov 2018 - presentation - English Session 6: UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (Ryabinin, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Vladimir Ryabinin, IOC/UNESCO.
16 Nov 2018 - presentation - English Session 1: Implementation of the ecosystem approach in the Adriatic through marine spatial planning (Markovic, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Marina Markovic, PAP/RAC.
16 Nov 2018 - presentation - English Session 3: Presentation of the LME:LEARN Toolkits’ Platform (Trumbic, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Ivica Trumbic, GEF LME: LEARN.
16 Nov 2018 - presentation - English Session 3: Demonstration exercise using the toolkits platform. Participants will break into several groups (Degger, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Natalie Degger, GEF LME/IW:LEARN.
18 Sep 2018 - publication - English Ecosystem Management: Adaptive, Community-Based Conservation (2002)
Human activity over the past several hundred years has left a significant and growing footprint on planet Earth. In no period of human history has our species had a greater impact on the biophysical world. Ozone holes at the poles and microcontami...
18 Sep 2018 - publication - English Sea sick? Setting targets to assess ocean health and ecosystem services (2012)
The benefits provided by a healthy ocean are receiving increasing attention in policy and management spheres. A fundamental challenge with assessing ocean health and ecosystem services is that we lack a scientific framework for expressing ecosyste...
17 Sep 2018 - publication - English Valuing the Benefits, Costs and Impacts of Ecosystem-based Adaptation Measures: A sourcebook of methods for decision-making (2017)
EbA valuation is the process of describing, measuring and analysing how the benefits, costs and impacts arising from the implementation of ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation are generated, received and perceived.

 

 

 

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