Marine Protected Areas - Publications

Management of Natural Coastal Carbon sinks

The Management of Natural Coastal Carbon Sinks

This report focuses on the management of natural coastal carbon sinks. The production of the report has been stimulated by an apparent lack of recognition and focus on on coastal marine ecosystems to complement activies already well advanced on land to address the best practice management of carbon sinks. …  

13 Nov 2009 | Downloads - publication

Bahrein Action Plan

The Bahrain Action Plan for Marine World Heritage

The global Plan of Action for IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas (Laffoley, 2008) establishes renewed and enhanced action on marine World Heritage as one of the essential measures now needed alongside protection of wildlife and habitats on the High Seas. …  

30 Jun 2009 | Downloads - publication

ORIENTAÇÃO E CRITÉRIO SCIENTÍFICOS DOS AÇORES

Orientação e Critério Scieníficos dos Açores

ORIENTAÇÃO E CRITÉRIO SCIENTÍFICOS DOS AÇORES para identifi cação de áreas marinhas ecológica ou biologicamente signifi cativas e concepção de redes representativas de áreas marinhas protegidas em oceano aberto e mar profundo …  

01 May 2009 | Downloads - document

Azores Scientific Criteria and Guidance

Azores Scientific Criteria and Guidance

Azores Scientific Criteria and Guidance for identifying ecologically or biologically significant marine areas and designing representative networks of marine protected areas in open ocean waters and deep sea habitats …  

01 May 2009 | Downloads - document

Towards Networks of Marine Protected Areas - The MPA Plan of Action for IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas

Towards Networks of Marine Protected Areas - The MPA Plan of Action for IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas

Towards Networks of Marine Protected Areas - The MPA Plan of Action for IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas …  

04 Nov 2008 | Downloads - publication

Full Technical Version, including Ecological, Social and Governance Considerations, as well as Case Studies

Establishing Resilient Marine Protected Area Networks - Making it Happen

Establishing Resilient Marine Protected Area Networks - Making it Happen …  

04 Nov 2008 | Downloads - publication

High Seas Gems - Hidden Treasures
of Our Blue Earth

High Seas Gems: Hidden Treasures of Our Blue Earth

The largest, least-protected places on our blue planet are found in the high seas - the open ocean and deep seabed that lie seaward of individual nations’ jurisdictions. Extending from the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica to most of the Indian, Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic Oceans and the Mediterranean Sea, these areas cover 45% of the Earth’s surface. Hidden beneath the surface of the high seas are extraordinary places that are in urgent need of our protection. Belonging to no single nation,
they have been, for too long, neglected by all.
 

24 Oct 2008 | Downloads - publication

Status of Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean Sea

Status of Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean Sea

Ameer Abdulla, Marina Gomei, Elodie Maison, and Catherine Piante …   | French

16 Oct 2008 | Downloads - publication

Ocean oases

 

04 Nov 2007 | Downloads - publication

Establishing marine protected area networks

 

04 Nov 2007 | Downloads - publication