Category Archives: International

Adaptive Management: A Spoonful of Rigour Helps the Uncertainty Go Down

Adaptive Management: A Spoonful of Rigour Helps the Uncertainty Go Down Summary: …This paper briefly clarifies what adaptive management really is, and what it can offer to the field of ecological restoration. Date: 2004 Geography: INT-Canada, US – California   Document Type: Papers and Reports

Ocean Zoning: Can it Work in the Northwest Atlantic?: Workshop Proceedings

Ocean Zoning: Can it Work in the Northwest Atlantic?: Workshop Proceedings Summary: …A workshop entitled “Ocean Zoning: Can it Work in the Northwest Atlantic?” was held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 10-11, 2004 to explore the concept and effectiveness of ocean zoning as a tool for integrated management of marine resources and activities. Authors: Doherty, P.

Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Ocean Management Plan

Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Ocean Management Plan Summary: The Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management (ESSIM) Initiative is a collaborative ocean planning process being led and facilitated by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Maritimes Region, under Canada’s Oceans Act. Authors: Fisheries & Oceans Canada Date: 2007 Geography: INT-Canda Source or Agency: Not Applicable Organization: Fisheries & Oceans Canada Document Type: Case Study

Guidance and Lessons Learned for Canada’s Marine Protected Areas Networks: Proceedings of a National Workshop held in Ottawa in January 2008

Guidance and Lessons Learned for Canada’s Marine Protected Areas Networks: Proceedings of a National Workshop held in Ottawa in January 2008 Summary:  …Following an extensive period of consultation and parliamentary committee debate, the Oceans Act came into force on 31 January 1997. The Act established Canada as the first country with comprehensive oceans-management legislation. Canada

Developing Objectives and Indicators for Marine Ecosystem-Based Management: International Review of Marine Ecosystem-Based Management Initiatives Throughout the World: Oceans and Coastal Management Report 2005-09

Developing Objectives and Indicators for Marine Ecosystem-Based Management: International Review of Marine Ecosystem-Based Management Initiatives Throughout the World: Oceans and Coastal Management Report 2005-09 Summary:  This report now updates the 2004 report to include the most recent information on these initiatives by identifying ecosystem-based marine management initiatives throughout the world that have developed or were developing

Summary of the Regional Workshop on Marine Spatial Planning: A Technical Learning Session

Summary of the Regional Workshop on Marine Spatial Planning: A Technical Learning Session Summary: On June 1–2, 2011, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Maritimes Region, in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada), hosted a regional workshop in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This report presents a high-level overview of key discussion points from the workshop. Authors: WWF-Canada and Department

Law on the Management of Sea Area Use of the People’s Republic of China

Law on the Management of Sea Area Use of the People’s Republic of China Summary: This Law is enacted for the purpose of strengthening the management of sea area use, safeguarding the ownership of the sea areas by the State and the lawful rights and interests of sea area users, promoting rational development and sustainable utilization

Why one size won’t fit all: Marine Spatial Planning in Belgium and Dorset

Why one size won’t fit all: Marine Spatial Planning in Belgium and Dorset Summary: Combining Sea and Coastal Planning in Europe (C-SCOPE) is a European collaboration between the Dorset Coast Forum (DCF) and The Coordination Centre on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Belgium, funded by the EU Interreg IV A ‘Two Seas’ programme. Authors: C-Scope Date: 2012 Geography: INT-European

Towards a future Maritime Policy for the Union: A European vision for the oceans and seas

Towards a future Maritime Policy for the Union: A European vision for the oceans and seas Summary: This Green Paper aims to launch a debate about a future Maritime Policy for the EU that treats the oceans and seas in a holistic way. It will underline that our continued enjoyment of the benefits that they provide

Roadmap for Maritime Spatial Planning: Achieving Common Principles in the EU

Roadmap for Maritime Spatial Planning: Achieving Common Principles in the EU Summary: On 10 October 2007, the European Commission adopted the Blue Paper proposing an Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) for the EU, and a detailed Action Plan. The European Council endorsed the IMP and the Action Plan on 14 December 2007. Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) is