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 ecosystem-based approaches.
Authors: McLeod, K.L., Lubchenco, J., Palumbi, S., and A.A. Rosenberg
Source or Agency: Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea
Organization: Scientists and policy experts
Document Type: Papers and Reports