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Utility of primary scientific literature to environmental managers: An international case study on coral-dominated marine protected areas

Cvitanovic, Christopher; Fulton, Christopher; Wilson, S.K.; van Kerkhoff, Lorrae; Cripps, I.L.; Muthiga, N.


The integration of scientific information into the decision-making process for the management of marine resources remains a significant challenge, with the inaccessibility of primary scientific literature to environmental practitioners identified as a key limiting factor. Here, we quantify the use of primary scientific literature in environmental management plans, and explore potential barriers to the efficient integration of such scientific information into the decision-making process. Through...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Ocean and Coastal Management
DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2014.09.003


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