Science-Policy Interactions in MPA Site Selection in the Dutch Part of the North Sea


At the 7th conference of the parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD-COP7, Kuala Lumpur, 2004) it was agreed to establish a global network of marine and coastal protected areas by 2012. The defined objectives of this MPA-network are based on the ecosystem approach: to protect biodiversity and other ecological values, and to ensure sustainable… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00267-010-9546-7

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