The Sea Around: Conservation Planning in Marine Regions Summary: This chapter provides an overview of marine regional planning with an emphasis on points that would not be obvious in terrsetrial planning efforts. It is primarily concerned with planning in coastal marine or near shore environments. Authors: Beck, M. W. Date: 2003 Geography: USA-National Source or Agency: Drafting a Conservation Blueprint:
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Resolving Mismatches in U.S. Ocean Governance Summary: That the oceans are in serious trouble is no longer news. Fisheries are declining, formerly abundant species are now rare, food webs are altered, and coastal ecosystems are polluted and degraded. Invasive species and diseases are proliferating and the oceans are warming. Authors: Crowder, L. B., Osherenko, G., Young, O.R.,
Yellowstone Coast Case Study Exercises Summary: This document contains a series of exercises for the Yellowstone Coast Case Study, and is the second of three documents that comprise the 2011 West Coast Forum Case Study materials. The Yellowstone Coast Case Study Exercises should be completed after reviewing the online materials. Authors: Fisheries Leadership & Sustainability Forum (Fisheries
Yellowstone Coast Case Study Scenario and Discussion Document Summary: The Fisheries Leadership & Sustainability Forum (Fisheries Forum) developed the following case study for the September 2011 West Coast Forum on the topic of Coastal & Marine Spatial Planning, and the Role of Regional Fishery Management Councils in Multi-Sector Spatial Planning. Authors: Fisheries Leadership & Sustainability Forum (Fisheries
Yellowstone Coast Case Study Teaching Guide to Exercises Summary: The fictional scenario presented in Yellowstone Coast case study is intended to provide a platform for thought and reflection, rather than lead the reader to specific conclusions. Thus, the teaching guide is not intended to serve as an answer key, rather it provides additional direction and example s.
Stakeholder Participation in Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Summary: Beginning in July 2009, the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, in collaboration with Dukes Center for Marine Conservation and the Meridian Institute, convened a series of meetings to discuss coastal and marine spatial planning (CMSP) with a variety of ocean stakeholders. Authors: Gopnik, M., Fieseler, C., and
Economic Analysis for Ecosystem-Based Management: Applications to Marine and Coastal Environments Summary: Ocean and coastal management regimes are increasingly subject to competing demands from stakeholders. Regulations must not only address fishing, recreation, and shipping, but also sand and gravel mining, gas pipelines, harbor/port development, offshore wind and tidal energy facilities, liquefied… Authors: Holland D.S., Sanchirico, J.N., Johnston,
Ecosystem-Based Management for the Oceans Summary: This paper offers a framework for disaggregating the goal of sustainable development into a sequence of tangible levels of achievement. The focus is on outcomes rather than management processes. Sets of markers or indicators are offered that can be used to assess progress in integrated management . Authors: McLeod, K. and H.
Scientific Consensus Statement on Marine Ecosystem-Based Management Summary: The current state of the oceans requires immediate action and attention. Solutions based on an integrated ecosystem approach hold the greatest promise for delivering desired results. From a scientific perspective, we now know enough to improve dramatically the conservation and management of marine systems through the implementation of
Ocean and Coastal Ecosystem-Based Management: Implementation Handbook Summary: The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) produced this Handbook to identify successful approaches to implementing marine ecosystem-based management (EBM), describe their limitations, and highlight opportunities to apply them in the future. There is no single perfect example of EBM implementation. Authors: Mengerink, K., Schempp, A., and J. Austin Date: 2009 Geography: USA-National