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List of 10 records

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1. Management Capacity: Micronesia, American Samoa. ...
On-island expertise in environmental protection has increased in recent years. Various research, monitoring, and environmental compliance efforts are conducted by several groups within the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources, the American Sam...


2. Management Capacity: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. USING SCIENCE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF...
Management of the world’s largest MPA is facilitated by having a single administrating agency, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), which is supported by strong legislation and some of the best available tropical marine science. How...


3. Management Capacity: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. ...
Australia has a National Oceans Policy that includes strong commitments to protect marine biodiversity and is backed up by financial and human resources to plan marine protected areas and provide considerable enforcement of legislation. The area of c...


4. Management Capacity: Micronesia, American Samoa. ...
The American Samoa Government coordinates all of its territorial coral reef management activities through the Coral Reef Advisory Group (CRAG). This group comprises both territorial and Federal agencies including the American Samoa Government Departm...


5. Management Capacity: Micronesia, American Samoa. ...
The National Park of American Samoa contracts with land owners, who agree to certain restrictions in return for monetary support; subsistence fishing, however, is allowed throughout the park areas and enforcement is lacking. The American Samoa EPA Pi...


6. Management Capacity: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. ...
Research and management effort in Western Australia is rapidly increasing, including new management plans for Ningaloo Reef (2005), Ashmore Reef (2002), Cartier Reef (2002), the Rowley Shoals (2007) and the Montebello/Barrow Islands (2007). Three new...


7. Management Capacity: Eastern Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda. ...
Coral reefs and their associated resources are essential to the economic sustainability and growth of Antigua and Barbuda. Several MPAs have been established: Diamond Reef Marine Park; Palaster Reef Marine Park (both gazetted in 1973); the Cades Bay ...


8. Management Capacity: Micronesia, American Samoa. ...
Education and Outreach In 2006, as part of its education and outreach initiative, CRAG launched the American Samoa Rare Pride Campaign featuring the green sea turtle as its flagship species. Through the development process, the American Samoa Rare ...


9. Management Capacity: Micronesia, American Samoa. ...
American Samoa Marine Laboratory A facility plan for a territorial marine laboratory was prepared in 2003. A consultant is currently preparing a business plan for the marine lab that will describe key activities, governance structures, implementati...


10. Management Capacity: Micronesia, American Samoa. ...
Marine Aquaculture Marine aquaculture is recognized as a means to alleviate pressures in nearshore reef communities through stock enhancement efforts as well as through providing alternative employment opportunities to fishermen. In doing so, effor...


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