[Coral-List] Ray Hilborn: marine biodiversity needs more than protection
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Thu Jul 14 14:31:00 EDT 2016
He mentions management of coral reef fisheries at one point, writing that "The
best examples of MPA advocates and fisheries-management communities working
together are small-scale. In the Philippines and Indonesia, for instance,
communities are working with local governments and NGOs, using a mix of
protected areas and other forms of regulation, to try to rebuild coral-reef
Here the principal aim is to make fishing more sustainable; the objective
of protecting representative habitats is not typically considered."
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