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Marine protected areas and governance : towards a multidisciplinary approach

  title={Marine protected areas and governance : towards a multidisciplinary approach},
  author={C. Chaboud and Florence Galletti and G. David and A. Brenier and P. M{\'e}ral and Fano Andriamahefazafy and J. Ferraris},
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) occupy a special place among the actors and processes involved in the governance of protected areas. Although according to the current definition of the IUCN, MPAs apply only to marine areas', in this chapter we will also include in this category Marine and Coastal Protected Areas (MCPAs), which encompass both marine and terrestrial components. Over the past 30 years, the number of marine protected areas has been increasing rapidly in inter-tropical areas, where… Expand
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