A critical examination of the scientific credentials of Marine Protected Areas : sound science or a leap of faith?

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been widely advocated as a tool to protect marine species and habitats and also as a precautionary measure to prevent overfishing. This thesis attempts to do two things: 1) explain the emergence of MPAs in international and national polices by applying three policy...

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Main Author: Caveen, Alex
Published: University of Newcastle upon Tyne 2013
Online Access:http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.594566