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Management of Marine Protected Areas: A Network Perspective

Paul D. Goriup (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-119-07577-6
312 pages
April 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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With the health of the world’s oceans threatened as never before, it is becoming increasingly apparent that Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) play a vitally important role in protecting marine and coastal habitats. 

Management of Marine Protected Areas: A Network Perspective draws on the results of a major EU-sponsored research project related to the establishment of networks of MPAs in the Mediterranean and Black Seas that transpired from February 2011 to January 2016. Featuring contributions by leading university- and national research institute-based scientists, chapters utilize the latest research data and developments in marine conservation policy to explore issues related to ways in which networks of MPAs may amplify the effectiveness and conservation benefits of individual areas within them. Topics addressed include the broader socio-economic impacts of MPAs in the Mediterranean and Black Seas; the use of Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) to resolve conflicts between marine resource use and protection; special protection measures under the EU’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD); ecological value assessments in the Black Sea; the Ecosystem Approach (EA) for managing marine ecosystems; MPAs along Turkey’s Black Sea coast; MPAs and offshore wind farms; and managing and monitoring MPA networks within and between the Black and Mediterranean Seas.

Timely and important, Management of Marine Protected Areas: A Network Perspective offers invaluable insights into the role of MPAs in preserving the welfare and long-term viability of our world’s oceans.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Foreword xi

Editor’s Preface xv

1 From Marine Protected Areas to MPA Networks 1
Ferdinando Boero

2 Ecological Effects and Benefits of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas: Management Implications 21
Antoni Garcia‐Rubies, Emma Cebrian, Patrick J. Schembri, Julian Evans and Enrique Macpherson

3 Typology, Management and Monitoring of Marine Protected Area Networks 49
Stephen Beal, Paul D. Goriup and Thomas Haynes

4 Marine Protected Area Governance and Effectiveness Across Networks 69
Nigel Dudley and Marc Hockings

5 Marine Protected Areas as Spatial Protection Measures under the Marine Strategy Framework Directive 89
Daniel Braun

6 Socioeconomic Impacts of Networks of Marine Protected Areas 103
Elena Ojea, Marta Pascual, David March, Isabella Bitetto, Paco Melià, Margaretha Breil, Joachim Claudet and Anil Markandya

7 Multi‐criteria Decision‐Making for Marine Protected Area Design and Management 125
Paco Melià

8 Ecosystem‐Based Management for Marine Protected Areas: A Systematic Approach 145
Rafael Sardá, Susana Requena, Carlos Dominguez‐Carrió and Josep Maria Gili

9 Developing Collaboration among Marine Protected Area Managers to Strengthen Network Management 163
Chloë Webster

10 Eyes Wide Shut: Managing Bio‐Invasions in Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas 18
Bella Galil

11 Marine Protected Areas and Marine Spatial Planning, with Special Reference to the Black Sea 207
Eva Schachtner

12 Black Sea Network of Marine Protected Areas: European Approaches and Adaptation to Expansion and Monitoring in Ukraine 227
Boris Alexandrov, Galina Minicheva and Yuvenaliy Zaitsev

13 Prospects for Marine Protected Areas in the Turkish Black Sea 247
Bayram Öztürk, Bettina A. Fach, Çetin Keskin, Sinan Arkin, Bülent Topaloğlu and Ayaka Amaha Öztürk

14 Marine Protected Areas and Offshore Wind Farms 263
Natalie Sanders, Thomas Haynes and Paul D. Goriup

Index 281

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Author Information

PAUL D. GORIUP is Chairman of the NatureBureau, Newbury, UK

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