LME:LEARN - Large Marine Ecosystems

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18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Designing marine protected area networks to achieve fisheries, biodiversity, and climate change objectives in tropical ecosystems: A practitioner guide (2013)
Overfishing, degradation and loss of key habitats due to local and global threats are undermining food security, livelihoods and long term sustainability of tropical marine ecosystems. If well designed, marine protected areas (MPAs) can reduce loc...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Reefs at Risk Revisited (2011)
Coral Reefs: Valuable but Vulnerable Coral reefs, the “rain forests of the sea,” are among the most biologically rich and productive ecosystems on earth. They also provide valuable ecosystem benefits to millions of coastal people. They are importa...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English European Commission's Case study: Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) (2017)
Measures and Steps in Addressing Climate-Change Related Coral Reef Issues in the Region. The Coral Triangle Initiative for Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) is a multi-lateral treaty partnership between Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua ...
03 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English The Continuous Plankton Recorder: towards a global perspective (2010)
The Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) began its first routine deployment to collect plankton samples in the North Sea in 1931. The better part of a century after that event, the Recorder is used for sampling plankton widely in many oceans
03 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English A Toolkit for the Economic Analysis of Invasive Species (2008)
The issues associated with biological invasions have, traditionally, been seen as being the responsibility of biologists. However as invasives have become more and more widespread and their impacts on human systems have escalated, the scientific c...
28 Aug 2018 by eve - publication - English Fisheries Refugia and Marine Protected Areas: Can they help sustain the contribution of fisheries towards food security in Southeast Asia? (2010)
Originally prepared for the SEAFDEC Regional Advisory Committee for Fisheries Management in Southeast Asia (RAC) in support of the continuing activities of the regional fisheries refugia initiative, this article compares and contrasts the concepts...
27 Aug 2018 by eve - publication - English Marine Spatial Planning in the context of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2010)
Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) has the potential to transform the way the oceans are managed. This report explores spatial management as a means to protect marine and coastal biodiversity while at the same time addressing human needs across coasts,...
27 Aug 2018 by eve - publication Integrating the ecological and economic dimensions in biodiversity and ecosystem service valuation - Chapter 1 (2010)
In spite of the growing awareness of the importance of ecosystems and biodiversity to human welfare, loss of biodiversity and degradation of ecosystems still continue on a large scale. Fundamental changes are needed in the way biodiversity, ecosys...
27 Aug 2018 by eve - other - English A Toolkit for the Economic Analysis of Invasive Species (2008)
The issues associated with biological invasions have, traditionally, been seen as being the responsibility of biologists. However as invasives have become more and more widespread and their impacts on human systems have escalated, the scientific c...
29 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - report - project: 3589 Final Report on the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment in the NE Coast of Sabah: Turtle Islands Park and Tun Mustapha Park and Climate Change VA in the NE Coasts of Sabah: Options for CCA Strategies for Turtles Nesting and Hatchling
Coastal regions, particularly small islands and sensitive coastal ecosystem are known to be highly vulnerable due to climate change, based on global and regional models. Small islands, such the Turtle Islands in the east coast of Sabah, and coasta...
26 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - outreach-material - project: 3589 Module: Treasures of the Coral Triangle Minigraphics Volume 1
This series features 10 protected marine wildlife in the Coral Triangle and aims to raise awareness about species at risk. A bite-size and shareable version of the Philippine Protected Aquatic Posters, it highlights the importance, threats, laws,...
26 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - mid-term-evaluation - project: 3589 Module: Treasures of the Coral Triangle Minigraphics Volume 2
This series features 10 protected marine wildlife in the Coral Triangle and aims to raise awareness about species at risk. A bite-size and shareable version of the Philippine Protected Aquatic Posters, it highlights the importance, threats, laws,...
08 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - outreach-material - project: 3589 Marine Turtles are Important (English)
This poster lists the role of turtles in the ecosystem and simple things that citizens can do to protect them. It is available in two designs and in 3 languages - English, Filipino, and Bahasa Indonesia.
08 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - outreach-material - project: 3589 Marine Turtles are Important (Bahasa Indonesia)
This poster lists the role of turtles in the ecosystem and simple things that citizens can do to protect them. It is available in two designs in 3 languages - English, Filipino, and Bahasa Indonesia
08 Dec 2017 by lmcaballero - outreach-material - project: 3589 Marine Turtles are Important (Filipino)
This poster lists the role of turtles in the ecosystem and simple things that citizens can do to protect them. It is available in two designs and in three languages - English, Filipino, and Bahasa Indonesia.
19 Oct 2017 by eve - publication - English Transboundary Waters Assessment Programme (TWAP): Assessment of Governance Arrangements for the Ocean Volume 1 (2015)
This report evaluates the structure or architecture of formally-established transboundary governance arrangements that address issues affecting water quality, fisheries, biodiversity and habitat destruction in Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs). While...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication Governance characteristics of large marine ecosystems (2010)
Marine Ecosystem (LME) concept is widely established as a large-scale approach to coastal and marine management. LME-oriented activities have focused mainly on natural sciences. Socioeconomic and governance aspects have only recently been receivin...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication Impacts of Biodiversity Loss on Ocean Ecosystem Services (2006)
Authors: Boris Worm, Edward B. Barbier, Nicola Beaumont, J. Emmett Duffy, Carl Folke, Benjamin S. Halpern, Jeremy B. C. Jackson, Heike K. Lotze, Fiorenza Micheli, Stephen R. Palumbi, Enric Sala, Kimberley A. Selkoe, John Human-dominated marine ec...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication Increasing jellyfish populations: trends in Large Marine Ecosystems (2012)
Although there are various indications and claims that jellyfish (i.e., scyphozoans, cubozoans, most hydrozoans, ctenophores, and salps) have been increasing at a global scale in recent decades, a rigorous demonstration of this has never been pres...
11 Sep 2017 by eve - publication Patterns and Variation in Benthic Biodiversity in a Large Marine Ecosystem (2015)
While there is a persistent inverse relationship between latitude and species diversity across many taxa and ecosystems, deviations from this norm offer an opportunity to understand the conditions that contribute to large-scale diversity patterns....

 

 

 

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