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Indicators on terrestrial and marine protected areas: methodology and results for OECD and G20 countries.

Published online: 11 Apr 2018

Authors: Mackie, A. & Sentier, S. & Haščič, I. & Linster, M.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper details a methodology for calculating the extent of terrestrial and marine protected areas recorded in the World Database on Protected Area...

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Social network analysis as a tool for marine spatial planning: impacts of decommissioning on connectivity in the North Sea.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Tidbury, H. & Taylor, N. & Molen, J. van der & Garcia, L. & Posen, P. & Gill, A. & Lincoln, S. & Judd, A. & Hyder, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Connectivity of marine populations and ecosystems is crucial to maintaining and enhancing their structure, distribution, persistence, resilience and p...

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Research Report No. 1293 - Development of a marine and coastal enhancement project assessment framework for Scottish inshore waters.

Published online: 28 Nov 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Chambers, C. & Jones, K. L. & Malcolm, F. & Boyle, G. & Sanderson, W. G. & Garbutt, A. & Jones, L. & Unsworth, R. K. F. & Lilley, R. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The work, as presented in this report, is focused on four species / habitats (referred to as features) that applicants most frequently propose as enha...

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Newquay and The Gannel Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) monitoring report 2017.

Published online: 22 Jul 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Newton, T. & Cesar, C. & Green, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report is one of a series of Marine Protected Area (MPA) monitoring reports delivered to Defra by the Marine Protected Areas Group (MPAG), which ...

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How many seabirds do we need to track to define home-range area?

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Soanes, L. M. & Arnould, J. P. Y. & Dodd, S. G. & Sumner, M. D. & Green, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years, marine predator and seabird tracking studies have become ever more popular. However, they are often conducted without first consideri...

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Conservation planning across realms: enhancing connectivity for multi-realm species.

Published online: 08 Mar 2021

Authors: Hermoso, V. & Vasconcelos, R. P. & Henriques, S. & Filipe, A. F. & Carvalho, S. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Connectivity plays a key role in biodiversity conservation as it sustains ecological processes, such as migrations, important for the maintenance of p...

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Identifying hotpots of threats to marine megafauna.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Carneiro, A. P. B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is increased global awareness that the oceans are under threat. Marine megafauna such as seabirds, marine turtles, marine mammals, sharks and ra...

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A marine natural capital asset and risk register - towards securing the benefits from marine systems and linked ecosystem services.

Published online: 30 Jun 2022

Authors: Rees, S. E. & Ashley, M. & Cameron, A. & Mullier, T. & Ingle, C. & Oates, J. & Lannin, A. & Hooper, T. & Attrill, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Documented biodiversity loss has galvanised a global process to develop conceptual frameworks that link the social and ecological systems. This paper ...

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Combining seascape connectivity with cumulative impact assessment in support of ecosystem-based marine spatial planning.

Published online: 06 Mar 2021

Authors: Jonsson, P. R. & Hammar, L. & Wåhlström, I. & Pålsson, J. & Hume, D. & Almroth-Rosell, E. & Mattsson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cumulative impact assessment (CIA) is a promising approach to guide marine spatial planning (MSP) and management. One limitation of CIA is the neglect...

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First evidence that marine protected areas can work for marine mammals.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Gormley, A. M. & Slooten, E. & Dawson, S. & Barker, R. J. & Rayment, W. & Fresne, S. du & Bräger, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) have been advocated for the protection of threatened marine mammals, but there is no empirical evidence that they are ef...

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