Assessing progress towards global marine protection targets: shortfalls in information and action

@article{Wood2008AssessingPT,
  title={Assessing progress towards global marine protection targets: shortfalls in information and action},
  author={Louisa Wood and L. Fish and J. Laughren and D. Pauly},
  journal={Oryx},
  year={2008},
  volume={42},
  pages={340 - 351}
}
Abstract Current global marine protection targets aim to protect 10–30% of marine habitats within the next 3–5 years. However, these targets were adopted without prior assessment of their achievability. Moreover, ability to monitor progress towards such targets has been constrained by a lack of robust data on marine protected areas. Here we present the results of the first explicitly marine-focused, global assessment of protected areas in relation to global marine protection targets… Expand
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