Marine Protected Areas and Ocean Conservation


This book reviews the need for marine conservation, summarizes general measures for ocean and coastal conservation, and explains the rationale for establishing marine protected areas. The second half of the book is essentially a guideline for designing and implementing protected areas in order to make them viable and long-lasting in their effectiveness.
  • Elsevier Science; March 1997
  • ISBN 9780080551036
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: Marine Protected Areas and Ocean Conservation
  • Author: Tundi S. Agardy
  • Imprint: Academic Press

In The Press

"This is an important book and should be in the library of every institution or laboratory involved with research or teaching on coastal marine mammals and the conservation of coastal habitats." --Ian Stirling, Marine Mammal Science, 2010