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...

Papua New Guinea – Communication

Guardians Protect the Sea in Papua New Guinea Location Kimbe Bay, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea The challenge Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a country that is world renowned for high levels of biodiversity. The country is made up of twenty unique provinces, where five...

Belize – Fisheries Management

Protecting Reef Grazers to Enable Coral Reef Recovery: An Innovative Coral Reef Management Approach in Belize Location Belize Barrier Reef System, Belize The challenge Belize is well known for its incredible biodiversity, both terrestrial and marine. Its reefs have...

Interview with Dr. Graham Edgar

Five Characteristics of Effective MPAs Dr. Graham Edgar and his 24 co-authors recently stirred up the marine conservation world with their article, “Global conservation outcomes depend on marine protected areas five key features”. In this article, they review 87 MPAs...

Indonesia – MPA Management

Management Plan of Wakatobi National Park Leads to Increased Stakeholder Engagement Through Monitoring Efforts Location Wakatobi National Park, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia The challenge Wakatobi is named after the four main islands of Wangi-Wangi, Kaledupa, Tomia,...

Bonaire – Land-Based Pollution

Wastewater Treatment and Fishing Legislation in Bonaire Location Bonaire National Marine Park, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles The challenge The Challenge Collectively, the island of Bonaire and the Ramsar areas of several satellite islands (Klein Bonaire and Lac) form...
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