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Marine Protected Areas: Costs and Benefits for Small Islands

Lutchman, I.  2005. Marine Protected Areas: Costs and Benefits for Small Islands. WWF; the Netherlands.

This report provides background information on the benefits of marine protected areas (MPAs) and goes onto discuss the direct and indirect costs involved in running MPAs.

Section 4.3 is on Sustainable Financing and Incentives with case studies provided from Belize, Samoa, St Lucia, and the Seychelles.

The final section of the report provides detailed case studies of the Seychelles, Fiji and Belize with actual running costs and finance provisions for their MPA networks.