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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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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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Pre-closure fishing pressure predicts effects of marine protected areas.

Published online: 26 Jul 2020

Authors: Jaco ErinM. & Steele, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) can be effective tools for marine resource management. However, despite evidence of the positive effects of MPAs, such a...

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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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Uncovered pathways: modelling dispersal dynamics of ship-mediated marine introduced species.

Published online: 06 Mar 2021

Authors: Letschert, J. & Wolff, M. & Kluger, L. C. & Freudinger, C. & Ronquillo, J. & Keith, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine traffic is the main vector for marine non-indigenous species (NIS) that may hitchhike in ballast water tanks or attached to vessel hulls. Under...

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FAO Workshop on Encounter Protocols and Impact Assessments for Deep-Sea Fisheries in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, Arendal, Norway, 5-8 May 2015.

Published online: 01 Mar 2017

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The FAO workshop on encounter protocols and impact assessments in deep-sea fisheries in areas beyond national jurisdiction took place in Arendal, Norw...

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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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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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Expert Meeting on Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures in the Marine Capture Fishery Sector, Rome, Italy, 7-10 May 2019.

Published online: 09 Jan 2020

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

Aichi Biodiversity Target 11, adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the CBD in 2010, aims to improve the status of biodiversity by safeguarding ...

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So far, yet so close: ecological connectivity between ABNJ and territorial waters.

Published online: 09 May 2019

Authors: Popova, E. & Bladon, A. & Mohammed, E. Y. & Vousden, D. & Sauer, W.

Content type: Bulletin

United Nations member states are negotiating a new International Legally Binding Instrument (ILBI) on the conservation and sustainable management of m...

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