Committing to Effective Marine Protected Areas
Oceans and fresh water marine protected areas (MPAs), policy, Indigenous Peoples, protecting coastal waters, Indigenous protected and conserved areas, conservation, community and culture, economics, water systems
Marine protected areas need management plans, budgets, dedicated staff, monitoring and enforcement to achieve their intended benefits. Marine protection measures are more successful and regulations are easier to enforce when communities are involved. This beautifully illustrated report presents opportunities to build support and boost local economies through partnerships with First Nations and stewardship organizations to monitor marine protected areas.
This report is part of a series on marine planning and protected areas.