[Coral-List] FW: New Research and Developments in Conservation ofCoral Reefs

Georgina Bustamante gbustamante at bellsouth.net
Wed Jul 26 16:26:50 EDT 2006

Unfortunately, this meeting coincides with a very popular conference in the
Caribbean: the Annual Meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute
(GCFI) to be held on Nov 6-13 in Belize city.

Georgina Bustamante, Ph.D. (memeber of the GCFI Board of Directors)
The Nature Conservancy
Mesoamerican Reef Program Learning Center
gbustamante at tnc.org

Marine Conservation Science and Policy Private Consultant
home office: 3800 N Hills Dr. #216
Hollywood, Florida 33021
tel/fax(request) 954-963-3626
email: gbustamante at bellsouth.net

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Please note the following meeting -

 Second Annual Coral Reef Conservation and Management Conference

 Will take place November 8-9, 2006 at the University of Miami, James L.

 International Center in Miami, FL.

This conference will provide Scientists, Resource Managers and Policy
Makers with information to help
guide and shape coral reef conservation and management efforts on reefs
under their stewardship.

Topics To Be Discussed Include:

*       Coral Reef Conservation-What are the Needs?

*       Shifting Baselines and Science Based Management

*       Precaution and the Management of Coral Reefs

*       The Future of Coral Reef Ecosystems

*       Understanding Regional Causes of Coral Mortality

*       New Developments and Research on the Resilience of Coral Reefs

*       A Coral Reef Before and After Protection: A Case Study at the
Flower Garden Banks,

     Northwest Gulf of Mexico

*       Coral Reef Restoration: What to Restore and Why?

*       Trophic Cascades and Marine Protected Areas

*       Lessons Learned From the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
Authority, Australia

*       Goals of Coral Reef Conservation: Examples from Belize

*       An Overview of the Threats to Reef Ecosystems

View the complete conference agenda.

Who Should Attend?

*       Academics and Inter-disciplinarians

*       Government Agencies

*       Lawyers

*       Environmental Consultants

*       NGO Representatives

Don't miss the chance to network with fellow reef scientists, academic
researchers, local, state and federal
government agents and discuss the latest issues affecting coral reefs.

 For more information and registration information -  Visit


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