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Using Adaptive and Fisheries Management to Increase MPA Success: A Case Study of the Gilbert Bay MPA [graduate project].
The Gilbert Bay Marine Protected Area (MPA) was established in 2005 with the purpose of conserving the genetically discrete Gilbert Bay cod subpopulation. However, following the implementation of the MPA the cod subpopulation ...
An institutional analysis of Canadian advisory committees: Linking committee structure and function to policy changes
The creation of Canada’s Oceans Act in 1997 encouraged public participation and the use of advisory committees in marine management. To date however, there have been few comparative studies examining whether these advisory ...
Marine transport activity in the vicinity of the St Anns Bank area of interest: potential impact on conservation objectives
The St Anns Bank area of interest (AOI) on the Eastern Scotian Shelf was announced in June 2011 and will be designated as the next marine protected in Atlantic Canada. The AOI is intersected by dense commercial vessel ...
Incorporating concerns of coastal communities in planning and management: The case study of Port Joli and lessons learned from the Eastport Marine Protected Areas
Marine environment and resources are experiencing the degradation in Canada. Since Oceans Act was established in 1996, the Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has tried to engage a broader view of participatory governance. ...