Tag Archives: Marine Conservation Biology Institute

Ending the Range Wars on the Last Frontier: Zoning the Sea

Ending the Range Wars on the Last Frontier: Zoning the Sea Summary: This concluding chapter considers an ecosystem based management tool—ocean zoning—that has the potential to move humankind toward protection, recovery, and sustainable use of the sea’s biodiversity, a state more desirable than the one toward which current practices are forcing the oceans and our species.

Place-Based Ecosystem Management in the Open Ocean

Place-Based Ecosystem Management in the Open Ocean Summary: Effective place-based management of oceanic species will require population and ecosystem research and monitoring to help managers set ecologically sustainable catch limits. It will require precautionary decision making that makes protecting and recovering biodiversity the highest priority.… Authors: Norse, E., Crowder, L. B., Gjerde, K., Hyrenbach, D., Roberts, C.,