This pro-effective MPA video sets out to remind people to respond to the Scottish MPA consultation – thanks to Jason Hall-Spencer for making this available. http://youtu.be/rQPSC5m1iuI.
Sue Well’s article describes how marine protected areas are now part of main stream thinking across the world. Click here to open.World Parks Congress & MPAs Sue Wells article 17.1.15 Congress overview Over 6000 participants from more than 170 countries took part in the IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC) in November 2014 in Sydney, Australia. […]
This book by Caveen, Polunin, Gray and Stead presents a critical analysis of MPAs in relation to marine resource management. It would be fair to say that these authors also represent the skeptical side of the scientific argument re MPAs. This book will stoke the debate about the objectives of MPAs. Plenty of material here […]
For MPAs the proof of the pudding is in the management – are Scotland’s proposals just ‘paper parks’ or have they, ‘put the P into protection’ – you judge. ‘Views are being sought on proposed measures to protect some of Scotland’s most important and fragile marine environments. A 12 week public consultation has been launched […]