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A Reef Manager’s Guide to Coral Bleaching

Marshall, P. and Shuttenber, H. 2006. A Reef Manager’s Guide to Coral Bleaching

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Marine Protected Areas: An Overview

Report provides introduction to the concept of marine protected areas, and an overview of current laws and programs designed to protect marine areas, including the National Marine Sanctuaries Act, the Coastal Zone Management Act, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the National Park Service Organic Act, and the Clinton Administration Executive Orders on coral reef protection and marine protected areas. An update of the report originally issued in February 2001, and later updated in 2005, to reflect the growing interest in protecting areas of the marine environment from further deterioration. Provides an overview of MPA issues under federal jurisdiction. Notes current Congress may consider MPAs during its reauthorization of laws to manage coastal zone and marine protection programs.
Marine Protected Areas: An Overview (2008 update) - CRS Report to Congress

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A Policy and Planning Framework for Marine Protected Area Networks in Canada’s Oceans

Jennifer L. Smith, Kaaren Lewis, and Joshua Laughren. 2006. A Policy and Planning Framework for Marine Protected Area Networks in Canada’s Oceans. WWF-Canada: Halifax. 105 pp.

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A Social Indicators Monitoring System for Tourist and Recreational Use of the Great Barrier Reef

A Social Indicators Monitoring System for Tourist and Recreational Use of the Great Barrier Reef - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, 2004

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A Workbook for Assessing Management Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas in the Western Indian Ocean

Sue Wells and Sangeeta Mangubhai. 2004. A Workbook for Assessing Management Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas in the Western Indian Ocean. IUCN Eastern African Regional Programme, Nairobi, Kenya.

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A practical guide on Blue Corridors BALANCE Interim Report No. 18

George Martin and Per Nilsson (2006) A practical guide on Blue Corridors BALANCE Interim Report No. 18.

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All About MPAs

The Basics. Webpage from National Marine Protected Areas Center's "Marine Protected Areas of the United States"
The Basics. Webpage from National Marine Protected Areas Center's "Marine Protected Areas of the United States"

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Arguments for conventional fisheries management and against no-take marine protected areas: only half of the story?

Jones, PJS (2007) Arguments for conventional fisheries management and against no-take marine protected areas: only half of the story? Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 17(1), 31-43.

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Atlantic Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment

Atlantic Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment

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Benefits of Marine Protected Areas to Fisheries

Benefits of Marine Protected Areas to Fisheries http://www.fao.org/fishery/topic/16201

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