A Guide to Ecological Scorecards for Marine Protected Areas in North America

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Type: Report
Year of publication: 2011
Authoring organizations: Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Publishing institution: Commission for Environmental Cooperation
City: Montreal, Canada
Pages: 49 pp.
ISBN: 978-2-923358-85-7

This guide is an introduction to the use of marine ecological scorecards and condition reports, which are tools for assessing the condition of marine protected areas in North America. Marine protected areas (MPAs) are managed marine and coastal areas of ecological significance, featuring species and/or properties which require special consideration. Managing these areas effectively helps conserve marine biodiversity in critical marine habitats.

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