This book describes the selection, setting up and technique for management of marine protected sites internationally. Principles are supported by practical case studies drawn from the main marine regions of the world.
Marine protected areas - past, present and future. Selection of marine reprotected areas. Legislative requirements. Involving the community. Making a management plan. Techniques for managing marine protected areas - zoning. Enforcement in marine protected areas. Caring for sea country - accommodating indigenous peoples' interests in marine protected areas. Marine education and interpretation. The voluntary approach to conservation of marine areas.
There is a rapidly growing body of literature on MPAs, filling a long felt gap, and this is a particularly practical addition - Reef Encounter; The contributors have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the subject, and inlcude those who have written earlier practical guides on the subject. This, effective editing, and good cross-referencing among chapters, leads to a tight focus throughout the book ...Those involved in the day-to-day trials of trying to make marine protected area programmes work, now and in the future, will benefit from the collected wisdom of those with the experience of how to do just that. - Biological Conservation; a useful and timely set of guidelines and examples for anyone who is likely to be affected by MPAs - in other words all marine scientists. - Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology; This excellent selection of papers covers every facet of marine protected areas (MPAs), from identifiction of sites, through management techniques and tools, to enforcement. - Biologist; This book describes the selection, setting up and techniques for management of marine protected sites internationally. Principles are supported by practical case studies drawn from the main marine regions of the world - Ethology Ecology & Evolution