Guide for Planners and Managers to Design Resilient Marine Protected Area Networks in a Changing Climate

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Type: Report
Year of publication: 2012
Date published: 12/2012
Authoring organizations: CEC
Publishing institution: Commission for Environmental Cooperation
City: Montreal, Canada
Pages: 42 pp.
ISBN: 978-2-89700-021-9

Climate change, along with pollution and overfishing, is one of the great challenges facing North America’s shared oceans today. Through the project Engaging Communities to Conserve Marine Biodiversity through NAMPAN (North American Marine Protected Areas Network) the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) gathered scientific information on the impact of climate change on marine protected area (MPA) networks to improve the design and management process for healthier, more resilient oceans.

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