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Marine Protected Areas: Tools for Sustaining Ocean Ecosystems

By: National Research Council

272 pages, Figs, tabs

National Academies Press (NAP)

Hardback | Apr 2001 | #122245 | ISBN: 0309072867
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Compares conventional management of marine resources with proposals to augment management strategies with a system of protected areas. The volume argues that implementation of marine protected areas should be incremental and adaptive, through the design of areas not only to conserve resources, but also to help us learn how to manage marine species more effectively.


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Biography

Committee on the Evaluation, Design, and Monitoring of Marine Reserves and Protected Areas in the United States, Ocean Studies Board, National Research Council

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