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Critical research needs for managing coral reef marine protected areas: Perspectives of academics and managers

Cvitanovic, C; Wilson, S. K; Fulton, Christopher; Almany, G. R; Anderson, P; Babcock, R; Ban, N. C; Beeden, R. J; Beger, M; Cinner, J. E; Dobbs, Kirstin; Evans, L. S; Farnham, A; Friedman, K. J; Gale, K; Gladstone, W; Grafton, Quentin


Marine protected areas (MPAs) are a primary policy instrument for managing and protecting coral reefs. Successful MPAs ultimately depend on knowledge-based decision making, where scientific research is integrated into management actions. Fourteen coral reef MPA managers and sixteen academics from eleven research, state and federal government institutions each outlined at least five pertinent research needs for improving the management of MPAs situated in Australian coral reefs. From this list...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Environmental Management
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.10.051


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