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.
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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
A Pilot Initiative on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Baltic Sea, 2002 – 2005: Findings and Recommendations Final Report
A Pilot Initiative on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Baltic Sea, 2002 – 2005: Findings and Recommendations Final Report Summary: Based on an idea developed during the 5th Conference of Ministers responsible for spatial planning and development in the Baltic Sea region countries, a pilot initiative was established between 2002 and 2005 for the support
Marine Protected Areas Policy and Implementation Plan Summary: This document sets out the policy and implementation plan to protect New Zealands marine biodiversity by establishing a comprehensive and representative network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). The Government is committed to ensuring that New Zealands marine biodiversity is protected, and the… Authors: Department of Conservation and Ministry of
Marine Spatial Planning: A Fisheries Perspective. Report to English Nature. Summary: This report was commissioned by English Nature in recognition of the need to engage more closely with the fisheries sector in the debate on MSP (English Nature, 2005). The aims of the exercise are twofold: first to promote among the conservation agencies and others a
The added value of Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) an informal discussion paper Summary: This paper attempts to consider what added value MSP offers to a broad range of stakeholders, including industry, sea users and regulators, as well as environmental interests, by elaborating on key elements. In doing so, we believe it is important to clarify the
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
Ending the Range Wars on the Last Frontier: Zoning the Sea Summary: This concluding chapter considers an ecosystem based management toolocean zoningthat has the potential to move humankind toward protection, recovery, and sustainable use of the seas biodiversity, a state more desirable than the one toward which current practices are forcing the oceans and our species.
The Scotian Shelf: An Atlas of Human Activities Summary: This atlas was prepared by the Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management (ESSIM) Planning Office to show the extent of human activities on the Scotian Shelf and some of the management boundariesrelated to those activities. Managing multiple human activities is a major theme in the draft . Authors: Breeze, H.
Towards a Spatial Structure Plan for Sustainable Management for the Sea Summary: The GAUFRE project and the resulting report is the first attempt to deal with the high level of use in the BPNS in a structural manner. The project was made up of an interdisciplinary team of experts. Authors: Maes, F., Schrijvers, J., Van Lancker, V.,