Community involvement in management for maintaining coral reef resilience and biodiversity in southern Caribbean marine protected areas

  title={Community involvement in management for maintaining coral reef resilience and biodiversity in southern Caribbean marine protected areas},
  author={Carolina Maciel Camargo and Jorge Higinio Maldonado and Elvira M. Alvarado and Roc{\'i}o del Pilar Moreno-S{\'a}nchez and Sandra Mendoza and Nelson Manrique and Andr{\'e}s Mogoll{\'o}n and Juan D. Osorio and Alejandro Grajales and Juan A. S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
Climate change is posing new challenges to conservation because management policies on protected coral reefs are less effective than they were before the current ecosystem degradation. Coral reefs, the most diverse and complex marine ecosystem provide economic services for millions, but are seriously threatened worldwide because reef-building corals are experiencing bleaching phenomena and a steady decline in abundance. The resources of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) in Cartagena, Colombia, are… CONTINUE READING


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