U.S. Virgin Islands – MPA Management

  How do we use our Marine Space? Mapping Human Uses of the East End Marine Park   Location St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands The challenge The St. Croix East End Marine Park (STXEEMP) is the U.S. Virgin Islands’ first and largest marine protected area. Its...

Micronesia – Predator Outbreaks

A Well-Developed Community-Based Marine Protected Area Proves Resilient to a Crown-of-Thorns Sea Star Outbreak Location Nimpal Channel Marine Conservation Area, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia The challenge Yap State is situated in the westernmost region of the...

Recovery Potential Of The World’s Coral Reef Fishes

Fishing is the primary source of reduced reef function globally. Marine reserves are a critical tool to help fish populations recover, however, there are no benchmarks to determine if the protection is effective, or whether a reserve has recovered enough to be fished...
New and improved Network Forum

New and improved Network Forum

The Reef Resilience Network has launched a new and improved online discussion forum! Now part of the Reef Resilience website, this interactive online community is a place where coral reef managers and practitioners from around the world can connect and share with...

Bonaire – Invasive Species

Pro-active Approach to Combat the Invasion of the Indo-Pacific Lionfish by the Bonaire National Marine Park   Location Bonaire, Leeward Antilles, Caribbean Sea The challenge The invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois volitans and Pterois miles) was first...
News round up

News round up

Read about a few new resources and articles for coral reef managers: New handbook for Caribbean coral reef managers New Coral Reef Watch products Lionfish hunters New comprehensive online database of MPAs in the Philippines Reef resilience in French...

Time Preferences and the Management of Coral Reef Fisheries

To better understand resource use patterns in Curaçao and Bonaire in the southeast Caribbean, the authors conducted a socioeconomic study of the time preferences and marine management preferences of local SCUBA divers and fishers. Through interviews with 197 divers...
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