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19 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Navigating in Rough Seas: Public Issues and Conflict Management. Training manual (2003)
Strong team-building skills and collaborative problem solving are important competencies for successful MPA management. MPA staff members who work with participatory community-based processes will need to apply facilitation skills to build teams a...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Designing marine protected area networks to achieve fisheries, biodiversity, and climate change objectives in tropical ecosystems: A practitioner guide (2013)
Overfishing, degradation and loss of key habitats due to local and global threats are undermining food security, livelihoods and long term sustainability of tropical marine ecosystems. If well designed, marine protected areas (MPAs) can reduce loc...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Large-Scale Marine Protected Areas: Guidelines for design and management (2017)
Large-scale marine protected areas: an indispensable tool for healthy oceans The Earth’s oceans continue to face significant, pervasive threats such as overfishing, habitat destruction and pollution. In addition, climate change, inclusive of sea t...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - 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...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Reefs at Risk Revisited (2011)
Coral Reefs: Valuable but Vulnerable Coral reefs, the “rain forests of the sea,” are among the most biologically rich and productive ecosystems on earth. They also provide valuable ecosystem benefits to millions of coastal people. They are importa...
14 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English European Commission Case study: Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan (2017)
Case Study Summary Report. This report summarises the key findings and conclusions from the Rhode Island case study that is part of the EC-funded Study on international best-practices of cross-border maritime spatial planning. The case study was c...
14 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Integrated ecological–economic fisheries models—Evaluation, review and challenges for implementation (2018)
Marine ecosystems evolve under many interconnected and area- specific pressures. To fulfil society’s intensifying and diversifying needs while ensuring ecologically sustainable development, more effective marine spatial ...
14 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English The social cost of carbon (2002)
The social cost of carbon refers to the estimate of the monetary value of world-wide damage done by anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions. As is well known, carbon dioxide is the oxidised form of carbon, and is the major greenhouse gas implicated...
14 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Guidance manual on economic valuation of marine and coastal ecosystem services in the Pacific (2016)
The purpose of this guidance manual is to show how the value of marine and coastal ecosystem services can be estimated and used to support decisions about the use and management of marine ecosystems in the Pacific. It is designed to help a broad a...
14 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English State of the science on coastal blue carbon: a summary for policy makers (2011)
Coastal habitats store large amounts of carbon in their living vegetation and soils. When these habitats are converted to other uses, this stored carbon—increasingly known as coastal blue carbon—can be released in the form of greenhouse gases. For...
14 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Global economic potential for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from mangrove loss (2012)
Mangroves are among the most threatened and rapidly disappearing natural environments worldwide. In addition to supporting a wide range of other ecological and economic functions, mangroves store considerable carbon. Here, we consider the global e...
14 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Blue carbon: coastal ecosystems, their carbon storage, and potential for reducing emissions (2013)
Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development. Coastal ecosystems support a wide range of ecological services, for example, by providing primary nursery habitat for many species of fish, crustaceans, birds, and marine mammals.1 Coas...
12 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Baseline 2000 Background Report: The Status of Integrated Coastal Management as an International Practice (Second Iteration) (2002)
The Coastal Zone Canada 2000 Conference occurred in Saint John, New Brunswick from September 17 to 22. All of the 600 registrants received a canvas packet that included four separately bound publications: the final conference program, the tradesho...
12 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English ICES Marine and coastal ecosystem-based risk management handbook (2013)
Management of any environmental issue requires the application of management measures designed to eliminate, control, mitigate, or compensate for pressures related to the drivers of human activities to avoid potential environmental effects. Manage...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English TPEA Good Practice Guide: Lessons for Cross-border MSP from Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic (2014)
This Good Practice Guide is the outcome of a project co-funded by the European Commission (DG Mare) called Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic (TPEA), which ran from December 2012 to May 2014. The aim of the project was to demonstrate ...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English European Commission's Case study: Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) (2017)
Measures and Steps in Addressing Climate-Change Related Coral Reef Issues in the Region. The Coral Triangle Initiative for Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) is a multi-lateral treaty partnership between Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua ...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - other - English European Commission - EU STRATEGY FOR THE BALTIC SEA REGION (2018)
10 Sep 2018 by eve - report - English European Commission's Roadmap for Maritime Spatial Planning: Achieving Common Principles in the EU (2008)
On 10 October 2007, the European Commission adopted the Blue Paper proposing an Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) for the EU,1 and a detailed Action Plan.2 The European Council endorsed the IMP and the Action Plan on 14 December 2007. Maritime Sp...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - report - English A catalogue of approaches and tools for MSP (2016)
This document is a deliverable of the BONUS BALTSPACE project. This catalogue describes a selected range of tools and approaches that may be used by MSP planners to facilitate integration in MSP. The catalogue grew out of the BONUS BALTSPACE proje...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English European Commission - The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) in the Southern Ocean (2017)
Completely surrounding Antarctica, the Southern Ocean covers approximately 15% of the world’s ocean area and extends from the continent itself northwards to the seasonally shifting Antarctic Convergence or Polar Front (where the Southern Ocean’s c...

 

 

 

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