Publications

An Ecosystem Approach to
Management of Seamounts in
the Southern Indian Ocean

An Ecosystem Approach to Management of Seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean

Within the framework of an IUCN/GEF/UNDP Southern Indian Ocean (SIO) Project, IUCN organized in Rome, on 16–17 July 2012, a Management Workshop on conservation and management measures applicable to high seas areas in the SIO. The objectives were to: (i) define the different elements of a governance plan for the region (specific objectives, actors, actions required for its implementation); and (ii) discuss ways towards achieving an operational management plan for the SIO (develop considerations for an ecosystem approach, identify options for monitoring, control and surveillance, etc.). …  

05 Apr 2013 | Downloads - publication

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Lebanon's Marine Protected Areas Strategy

Lebanon's Ministry of Environment and IUCN with the support of partners such as the Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas and UN Development Programme have brought forward a Marine Protected Areas Strategy aimed at achieving a healthy, productive, and biologically diverse marine environment in Lebanese waters. …   | French | Spanish

10 Jan 2013 | Downloads - publication

Conservacion y desarrollo sostenible del mar de Alboran

Conservación y desarrollo sostenible del mar de Alborán / Conservation et développement durable de la mer d’Alboran

Elementos estratégicos para su futura gestión / Éléments stratégiques pour sa gestion future …  

20 Dec 2012 | Downloads - publication

Mediterranean Submarine Canyons

Mediterranean Submarine Canyons

SUBMARINE CANYONS  AND MEDITERRANEAN ECOSYSTEM …  

19 Dec 2012 | Downloads - publication

Mediterranean Seagrass Meadows:
Resilience and Contribution to Climate Change Mitigation

Mediterranean Seagrass Meadows: Resilience and Contribution to Climate Change Mitigation

A Short Summary …  

19 Dec 2012 | 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

An Ecosystem Approach to
Management of Seamounts in
the Southern Indian Ocean

An Ecosystem Approach to Management of Seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean

Volume 3 – Legal and Institutional Gap Analysis …  

18 Dec 2012 | Downloads - publication

An Ecosystem Approach to
Management of Seamounts in
the Southern Indian Ocean

An Ecosystem Approach to Management of Seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean

Volume 2 – Anthropogenic Threats to Seamount …  

18 Dec 2012 | Downloads - publication

An ecosystem approach to management of seamounts in the southern Indian Ocean

An Ecosystem Approach to Management of Seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean

Volume 1: overview of seamount ecosystems and biodiversity   …  

18 Dec 2012 | Downloads - publication

Nome workshop report on Bering Strait Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas

Nome Workshop Report on Bering Strait Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAs)

Warming ocean temperatures and the dramatic loss of ice cover is opening Arctic waters to new and expanded shipping, fishing, research, offshore oil development, and other economic activities.Trans-Arctic and “destinational” shipping will likely grow substantially and will necessarily transit the Bering Strait, a relatively narrow 53 mile wide passage which provides the only connection between the Pacific and Arctic Oceans. …  

12 Dec 2012 | Downloads - publication