Progress towards the cooperative management of marine hunting in the Great Barrier Reef

Marsh, Helene (2007) Progress towards the cooperative management of marine hunting in the Great Barrier Reef. In: McClanahan, Tim R., and Castilla, Juan Carlos, (eds.) Fisheries Management: progress towards sustainability. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, pp. 186-203.

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Agenda 21, a comprehensive global action plan for the environment, was adopted by 178 governments at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992 and was endorsed at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002. Chapter 6 of Agenda 21 (Anon 1992) explicitly recognizes: 'The need for developing institutional arrangements for integrated coastal zone management which involve indigenous peoples to ensure the ecologically sustainable use of marine and coastal resources tluough establishing a process which empowers indigenous people, strengthens their participation in policy formulation and involvement in natural resource management'.

Item ID: 2955
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-3932-8
Keywords: dugong; aboriginal hunting; aboriginal cultural practices; marine hunting; Great Barrier Reef; cooperative management; Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA); Traditional Use of Marine Resource Agreements (TUMRAS)
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Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2009 01:22
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050211 Wildlife and Habitat Management @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9607 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards > 960799 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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