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11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   A large marine ecosystem governance framework (2007)
A large marine ecosystem (LME) governance framework, developed from a need to effectively address the sustainable management of the shared living marine resources of the Caribbean, is proposed. The framework is based on four propositions and focus...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Considerations in Developing a Functional Approach to the Governance of Large Marine Ecosystems (1999)
Interest in the management of the environment and its resources on an ecosystem basis has been increasing, in both terrestrial and marine contexts. In recent years, the concept of the large marine ecosystem has become a point of focus at the natio...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Governance characteristics of large marine ecosystems (2010)
Marine Ecosystem (LME) concept is widely established as a large-scale approach to coastal and marine management. LME-oriented activities have focused mainly on natural sciences. Socioeconomic and governance aspects have only recently been receivin...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   From Coast to Coast CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF TRANSBOUNDARY MANAGEMENT OF OUR SHARED OCEANS
This publication highlights how the GEF has worked with partners to improve ocean governance by working across nations to promote ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries and other marine and coastal resources, protect coastal habitats from land ba...
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   Sustainable development of the world's Large Marine Ecosystems (2016)
11 Sep 2017 by eve | publication   The Large Marine Ecosystem network approach to WSSD targets (2006)
Since the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, considerable movement has been made by international organizations engaged in ocean affairs towards adopting ecosystem-based assessment and management practices. A decade lat...
07 Sep 2017 by eve |   STRESS, SUSTAINABILITY, AND DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE MARINE ECOSYSTEMS DURING CLIMATE CHANGE: POLICY AND IMPLEMENTATION (2013)
Following reviews of LME presentations made by the world leaders of ocean finance and scientific institutions and experts on marine spatial planning at the JFK Library Conference, and the papers presented at the AAAS meeting, the results have been...
24 May 2017 by eve | publication   A governance perspective on the large marine ecosystem approach (2009)
The large marine ecosystem (LME) concept and approach has had a global impact on marine ecosystem-based management. The LME approach provides a framework for assessing and monitoring LMEs and is based on five modules: productivity, fish and fisher...
24 May 2017 by eve | publication   A new imperative for improving management of large marine ecosystems (2002)
A five-module assessment and management methodology is being tested that moves the countries toward adopting practical joint governance institutions through place based management. This LME approach engages stakeholders, fosters the participation ...
24 May 2017 by eve | publication   Adaptive management institutions at the regional level- The case of Large Marine Ecosystems (2013)
A global effort is underway by scientists, stakeholders, resource managers, and multi-sectoral ministerial representatives (e.g. fisheries, transportation, mining, energy, tourism, environment) from 110 economically developing countries to impleme...
24 May 2017 by eve | publication   Collaboration between the Nansen Programme and the Large Marine Ecosystem Programmes (2016)
The Nansen Programme has collaborated with the Agulhas and Somali Currents LME (ACSLME) pro- ject, the Benguela Current LME (BCLME) project and its successor the Benguela Current Commission (BCC) as well as the Canary Current LME (CCLME) project a...
24 May 2017 by eve | publication   IOC-UNESCO's Support for Management of LMEs (2016)
Over the past two decades the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has been a key actor in the global effort to promote sustainable use and management of La...
24 May 2017 by eve | publication   Planning and networking for ecosystem based management of large marine ecosystems (2015)
The LME modular approach promotes the integration of natural and social sciences to advance application of EBM practice in LMEs. The approach is fully compatible with the bottom-up planning as prescribed by the GEF for projects in support of GEF I...
24 May 2017 by eve | publication   Strengthening Global Governance of LMEs by Incorporating Coastal Management and Marine Protected Areas (2015)
After 20 years of programming GEF International Waters (IW) LME projects, it is time to assemble experiences and promote learning and capacity building among the projects in the LME portfolio. This review is focused on strengthening the multi-scal...
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