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Skate and Ray Management in the Northwest Atlantic: An Overview of Current Management and Recommendations for Conservation
Skates and rays are among the most vulnerable of exploited marine fish, not only due to target catches, but also because of high bycatch and discard rates in ground fisheries. This thesis reviews existing management measures ...
Protecting the migratory bird habitat at Malpeque Bay, Prince Edward Island: An identification of the management needs
Malpeque Bay, Prince Edward Island (PEI), was designated as containing “wetlands of international importance” under the Ramsar Convention in 1988 due to its unique ecological features and importance as a resting ground for ...
An analysis of an evaluation of deep-water coral conservation and management initiatives in the Canadian Maritimes
Protected areas have been identified as the tool of choice for marine conservation, however, their implementation and use can only be deemed successful if regular evaluation of their management occurs. The purpose of this ...
Improving shark conservation and management in Canada: Recommendations for the National Plan of Action for Sharks
The International Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks (IPOA-sharks) is a voluntary instrument developed by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). Its implementation on a national scale has ...
Environmental function analysis as a beach management tool: The Eastern shore of Nova Scotia Canada
Globally, sandy beaches are in a state of accelerated erosion and degradation due to various anthropogenic and natural stressors imposed on these complex coastal systems. In Nova Scotia, protection of sandy beaches has ...
Engaging stakeholders in marine conservation planning: Recommendations for moving forward with a bioregional marine protected area network on the Scotian Shelf
It is widely recognized that engaging stakeholders in marine protected area (MPA) network planning is critical for ensuring the long-term success of this conservation tool. Participatory decision-making leads to smoother ...