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Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are being implemented worldwide, yet there are few cases where managers make specific predictions of the response of previously harvested populations to MPA implementation. Such predictions are needed to evaluate...
The Office of the Auditor-General is the latest body to argue reform of marine reserve legislation and wider marine biodiversity management is needed if NZ is to lift the area covered by marine reserves. Click on the link below to read the full...
One of the foremost strategies for the recovery of marine ecosystems that has proven successful in other countries is the establishment of marine reserves. By protecting all marine life within a marine reserve, fish and lobsters grow older and...
Larval dispersal is the key process by which populations of most marine fishes and invertebrates are connected and replenished. Advances in larval tagging and genetics have enhanced our capacity to track larval dispersal, assess scales of population...
The nonprofit group The Nature Conservancy and famed environmentalist and actor Leonardo DiCaprio bought $22 million in debt owed to various countries in exchange for the creation of two reserves around two critical ecosystems, TNC announced.Click...
Jane Jurgens finds Pacific Island marine reserves to soothe the consciences of eco-savvy snorkellers. Click on the link below to read the full article.
Commercial fishermen may be able to catch more of the profitable fish they want with marine reserves than without them, according to a study in the journal PNAS led by the University of California, Davis. Click on the link below to read the full...
Fish can quickly evolve to get more benefit from the protection offered by marine protected areas, according to research from the University of British Columbia. Click on the link below for the full story.