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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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Biological-based habitat classification approaches promote cost-efficient monitoring: an example using seabed assemblages.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Cooper, K. M. & Bolam, S. G. & Downie, A. L. & Barry, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seabed habitat maps can help facilitate the management of marine environments. A variety of approaches exist for seabed habitat classification. Most p...

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Sessions organized by the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department and the IUCN Fisheries Expert Group at the Fourth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC4), La Serena, Chile, 5-8 September 2017.

Published online: 01 Aug 2018

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The Fourth International Congress on Marine Protected Areas (IMPAC4) was organized by the Government of Chile and the International Union for Conserva...

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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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Marine protected areas enhance structural complexity but do not buffer the consequences of ocean warming for an overexploited precious coral.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Montero-Serra, I. & Garrabou, J. & Doak, D. F. & Ledoux, J. B. & Linares, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global warming and overexploitation both threaten the integrity and resilience of marine ecosystems. Many calls have been made to at least partially o...

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Mediterranean marine protected areas have higher biodiversity via increased evenness, not abundance.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Blowes, S. A. & Chase, J. M. & Franco, A. di & Frid, O. & Gotelli, N. J. & Guidetti, P. & Knight, T. M. & May, F. & McGlinn, D. J. & Micheli, F. & Sala, E. & Belmaker, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected areas are central to biodiversity conservation. For marine fish, marine protected areas (MPAs) often harbour more individuals, especially of...

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Evaluating the use of marine protected areas by endangered species: a habitat selection approach.

Published online: 06 Apr 2021

Authors: Roberts, K. E. & Smith, B. J. & Burkholder, D. & Hart, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Optimizing the design of marine protected area (MPA) networks for the conservation of migratory marine species and their habitats involves a suite of ...

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Spatiotemporal modelling of crown-of-thorns starfish outbreaks on the Great Barrier Reef to inform control strategies.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Vanhatalo, J. & Hosack, G. R. & Sweatman, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cyclical outbreaks of pests can impact the functioning of entire ecosystems. An eminent example is outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS; Acanth...

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How can movement ecology support marine protected areas in preventing illegal fishing?

Published online: 09 Nov 2020

Authors: Jacoby, D.

Content type: Blog

This paper briefly reports on studies on the movement ecology of sharks in the British Indian Ocean Territory and the management implications of the r...

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Climate change and vessel traffic create networks of invasion in marine protected areas.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Iacarella, J. C. & Lyons, D. A. & Burke, L. & Davidson, I. C. & Therriault, T. W. & Dunham, A. & Dibacco, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Establishment of protected areas to maintain biodiversity requires identification, prioritization and management of stressors that may undermine co...

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