Marine Protected Areas - Publications

Marine Natural Heritage and the World Heritage List

Marine Natural Heritage and the World Heritage List

Interpretation of World Heritage criteria in marine systems, analysis of biogeographic representation of sites, and a roadmap for addressing gaps. …  

23 Oct 2013 | Downloads - publication

Propuesta de una red representativa de áreas marinas protegidas en el mar de Alborán = Vers un réseau représentatif d'aires marines protégées dans la mer d'Alboran

Propuesta de una red representativa de áreas marinas protegidas en el mar de Alborán = Vers un réseau représentatif d'aires marines protégées dans la mer d'Alboran

El presente document recoge la información recopilada por los distintos expertos que participaron en este trabajo a través de varios talleres y la información existente y accessible sobre la biodiversidad marina y costera para finalmente hacer una propuesta y descripción de una red de areas de interés para la conservación en el mar de Alborán. …  

18 Dec 2012 | Downloads - publication

Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Management Categories to Marine Protected Areas

Guidelines for Applying the IUCN Protected Area Management Categories to Marine Protected Areas

The smaller number of MPAs compared to terrestrial protected areas means there is less experience and understanding of applying categories to MPAs. Application of the categories to MPAs has often been inaccurate and inconsistent. These supplementary marine guidelines are therefore aimed at ensuring that the IUCN categories can be effectively applied to all types of MPAs, as well as to any marine components of adjoining terrestrial protected areas, provided a site meets the IUCN definition of a protected area. …  

25 Sep 2012 | Downloads - publication

Guidelines for protected areas legislation

Guidelines for protected areas legislation

Guidelines for protected areas legislation …   | French

08 Jun 2011 | Downloads - publication

Marine Protected Areas Guide

A Guide to Ecological Scorecards for Marine Protected Areas in North America

 A new Guide to Ecological Scorecards for Marine Protected Areas in North America from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) aims to provide a standard method for managers to report on the status and trends of marine protected areas (MPAs).
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09 Mar 2011 | Downloads - publication
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Global Ocean Protection

Global ocean protection : present status and future possibilities

Global ocean protection : present status and future possibilities 

23 Nov 2010 | Downloads - publication

Marine World Heritage: The Time is Now. Protecting the ‘best of the best’ in the ocean

Marine World Heritage: the time is now

Marine World Heritage: Protecting the ‘best of the best’ in the ocean …  

27 Oct 2010 | Downloads - document

ما هو حال محميتكم البحرية؟

ما هو حال محميتكم البحرية؟

دليل إرشادي حول المؤشرات الطبيعية والاجتماعية لتقييم فعالية إدارة المحميات البحرية …  

14 Oct 2010 | Downloads - publication

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative - Working towards high seas conservation

Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative brochure - Working towards high seas conservation

Project description brochure for the Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative (GOBI) …  

24 Feb 2010 | Downloads - publication

Ocean Acidification guide EPOCA-IUCN

Ocean Acidification: The Facts (English version)

Ocean Acidification: The Facts (English version) …   | Spanish | Chinese | Arabic

07 Dec 2009 | Downloads - publication

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