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A concept for biological valuation in the marine environment

A concept for biological valuation in the marine environment Summary: n order to develop management strategies for sustainable use and conservation in the marine environment, reliable and meaningful, but integrated ecological information is needed. Biological valuation maps that compile and summarize all available biological and ecological information. Authors: Derous S., et al. Date: 2007 Geography: INT-Belgium Source or Agency: OCEANOLOGIA,

Zoning – Lessons From the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Staff Paper 2002-20)

Zoning – Lessons From the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Staff Paper 2002-20) Summary: Over the last 25 years a range of management ‘tools’, including zoning plans, permits, education, and more recently management plans, have been applied to regulate access and to control and mitigate impacts associated with human use of the GBRMP.  Authors: Day, J. C.

Measuring effectiveness in Marine Protected Areas – principles and practice (Staff Paper 2002-42)

Measuring effectiveness in Marine Protected Areas – principles and practice (Staff Paper 2002-42) Summary: This paper examines some of the frameworks for evaluating effectiveness that have been developed in recent years – primarily for terrestrial protected areas, but in recent years increasingly in MPAs. Authors: Day, J., Hockings, M., and G. Jones Date: 2002 Geography: INT-Australia Source or Agency: World

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Zoning Plan 2003

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Zoning Plan 2003 Summary: This Zoning Plan takes account of the world heritage values of the Marine Park and the principles of ecologically sustainable development. This Zoning Plan aims, in conjunction with other management mechanisms, to protect and conserve the biodiversity of the Great Barrier Reef ecosystem. Authors: Great Barrier Reef Marine

The Great Barrier Reef Representative Areas Program

The Great Barrier Reef Representative Areas Program Summary: This poster summarizes the Great Barrier Reef Representative Areas Program and describes the planning process in detail. The objective of the RAP was to increase the protection of biodiversity within the GBRMP through increasing the extent of no-take areas (locally known as Green Zones). Authors: Great Barrier Reef Marine

Marine Spatial Planning – policy adaptation in Australia

Marine Spatial Planning – policy adaptation in Australia Summary: Regional marine planning – or marine spatial planning – was established under Oceans Policy as the key tool to achieve integrated and ecosystem-based oceans planning and management. This paper discusses the Australian experience of relevance to Green Paper Section 2.2. Authors: Oxley, S. Date: 2006 Geography: INT-Australia Source or Agency: BIMCO

Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Baltic States: State of the Art Report

Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Baltic States: State of the Art Report Summary: The current, individual, national State-of-the-Art reports have been compiled as a result of successive decisions of the HEMCOM Group on Nature Conservation and Coastal Management (HELCOM – Habitat). Authors: Pickaver, A. Date: 2002 Geography: INT-Baltic Source or Agency: Not Applicable Organization: EUCC – The Coastal Union Document

Integrated Management Plan for the North Sea 2015

Integrated Management Plan for the North Sea 2015 Summary: In this plan, management is defined as follows: care and responsibility for the North Sea through implementation of policy. The primary management tasks are: implementation, enforcement, knowledge and information management, and reporting and evaluation. The focus is on implementation.  Authors: Interdepartmental Directors’ Consultative Committee North Sea (InterdepartmentalDirecteurenoverleg Noordzee

Marine Park Management and Monitoring – Lessons for Adaptive Management From the Great Barrier Reef (Staff Paper 2002-19)

Marine Park Management and Monitoring – Lessons for Adaptive Management From the Great Barrier Reef (Staff Paper 2002-19)  Summary: Over the last 30 years, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (GBRMP) has successfully established a multiple-use spatial management approach that allows both high levels of environmental protection and a wide range of human activities.  Authors: Day, J.