How effective is the management of the Great Barrier Reef?

Day, Jon C. (2018) How effective is the management of the Great Barrier Reef? ICES Journal of Marine Science, 75 (3). pp. 1188-1190.

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[Extract] The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is the largest coral reef ecosystem on earth. In 1975, specific legislation for its protection led to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (GBRMP) being declared covering an area of 344 400 m2(about the size of Italy or Malaysia). The GBRMP meets the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) definition of a marine protected area(MPA) being "...a clearly defined geographical space, recognised, dedicated and managed, through legal or other effectivemeans, to achieve the long-term conservation of nature with associated ecosystem services and cultural values" (Dudley,2008).

Item ID: 56392
Item Type: Article (Editorial)
ISSN: 1095-9289
Copyright Information: (C) International Council for the Exploration of the Sea 2017. All rights reserved.For Permissions, please email: journals.permissions@oup.com
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2018 09:19
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050205 Environmental Management @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9605 Ecosystem Assessment and Management > 960507 Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments @ 100%
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