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Aquatic Commons (37.154 recursos)

The Aquatic Commons is a thematic digital repository covering the natural marine, estuarine /brackish and fresh water environments . It includes all aspects of the science, technology, management and conservation of these environments, their organisms and resources, and the economic, sociological and legal aspects.

Subject = Conservation

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  1. Assessment of the efficacy of Myanmar's shark reserves

    A formal evaluation of the reserves efficacy was undertaken using an adapted version of the Philippines Marine Protected Area (MPA) Management Effectiveness Assessment Tool (MEAT). This report details the results and major findings of the evaluation

  2. Guide to the development of Myanmar's National Plan of Action for the conservation and management of sharks

    The priorities for the revised National Plan of Action include: strengthening current regulations; improved data collection of landings; identifying breeding and nursery grounds; study of ecology and biology of sharks; improved data acquisition of shark products and trade; and active enforcement at sea, landing sites and markets.

  3. Ecosystem characterisation of Indian coast with special focus on the west coast

    Kumar, S.P.; Ramaiah, N.; Sreepada, R.A.
    CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), Goa, India in collaboration with CSIRO, Australia organised a 2 day national experts workshop to: pool information between fisheries and oceanography experts; verify a draft ecosystem characterisation for the east coast of India; and develop a draft ecosystem characterisation for the west coast of India.

  4. An ecosystem characterisation of the Bay of Bengal

    Brewer, D.; Hayes, D.; Lyne, V.; Donovan, A.; Skewes, T.; Milton, D.; Murphy, N.
    This study summarises the high level drivers on ecological systems of the BOBLME. The ecological characterisation resulted in the identification of 29 subsystems. The report recommends the development of fully integrated approaches that considers human needs and the ecological system, involving stakeholders in a transparent way.

  5. Strategies for sustainable use of living aquatic resources

    Recommendations of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (Philippines) to conserve biodiversity, maintain the integrity of the environment, protect fishery stocks, involve fishing communities in the management, and use environment-friendly technologies for enhancing fishery production.

  6. ESSD in the Asian-Pacific region

    ESSD: the new “buzz word” for environmentally sound and sustainable development. It has no greater sense of urgency and relevance than in the Asia-Pacific region.

  7. The NIPAS Act of 1992

    Republic Act 7586 (Philippines) provides for the establishment and management of a National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS).

  8. Socioeconomic monitoring for Vidathaltivu village in Mannar Region, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, 3-11 March, 2015

    This report was based on fieldwork conducted by trainees at the Socio-economic Monitoring (SocMon) workshop held at Vidathaltivu, Mannar Region. Topics included: community infrastructure; coastal and marine activities; and governance of marine and coastal areas

  9. Report of the SocMon capacity development workshop for the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem countries in South Asia, Vidathaltivu, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, 3-11 March, 2015

    Hoon, V.; Saleem, M.; Marirajan, T.; Townsley, P.
    This Socioeconomic Monitoring (SocMon) training workshop was coordinated by the Small Fisher Federation of Lanka (SFFL). Planned outputs included: participants from Mannar trained in SocMon methodologies; draft SocMon reports fro Vidathaltivu; a workplan for Mannar; a communication strategy for Vidathaltivu/ Mannar; and key inputs to a regional SocMon strategy

  10. Report of the SocMon capacity development workshop for the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem countries in South Asia, St Martin's Island, Bangladesh, 2-11 January, 2015

    Hoon, V.; Saleem, M.; Townsley, P.
    Socio-economic Monitoring (SocMon) is an approach and set of tools for conducting socio-economic monitoring of changes in coastal communities. Planned outputs of the workshop included: training of local staff i SocMon methodologies; draft a SocMon report for St. Martin's Island; a workplan for implementing the SocMon; a communication strategy; and key inputs to a regional SocMon strategy

  11. Monitoring and evaluation of management effectiveness for adaptive management of MPAs in Indonesia's BOBLME area

    Subcomponent 3.2 Marine Protected Areas in the conservation of regional fish stocks "Provision of Services Relating to the Assessment and Planning of Effective Management of two MPAs in Sumatra Coast, Indonesia". Assessments of management effectiveness of two Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Pulau Pieh National Park and Sabang District, Sumatra, were conducted through two separate workshops. Recommendations were made and future needs identified.

  12. Review of community-based ICM: best practices and lessons learned in the Bay of Bengal, South Asia

    Samarakoon, J.I.; Nightingale, Maeve; Hermes, Rudi; Joseph, B.L.; Salagrama, V.
    Conclusions and recommendations of the report were based upon eighteen case studies of community-based Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) in Bangladesh, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka. These include empowerment of coastal communities; failure of imposed fishery co-operatives; and the application of territorial use rights in fisheries(TURF).

  13. Report of the training in database and spatial analysis for Marine Protected Areas staff in Indonesia's BOBLME region, Medan, Indonesia, 30 June-4 July, 2015

    Training included: Geographic Information System (GIS)concept and software; Global Positioning System (GPS); Ecological Gap Analysis and Marine Protected Area (MPA) design using Marine Reserve Design using Spatially Explicit Annealing (MARXAN); and cartography.

  14. Report of the survey of shark fisheries for conservation and management of shark resources, Sri Lanka

    A shark survey was conducted between October, 2012 and December, 2013 in order to strengthen the existing data collection and research thus improving conservation and management of sharks in Sri Lanka.

  15. Survey of shark fisheries and preparation of a National Plan of Action (NPOA) for conservation and management of shark resources in Bangladesh

    The report presents; terms of reference; work progress; surveys of shark fishers and traders; shark biodiversity survey; and a National Plan of Action (NPOA) for conservation and management of shark resources in Bangladesh.

  16. Report of the MPA Atlas and the interactive online database portal of the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem

    Jiau, T.S.; Fatan, N.; Lay, S.T.S; Benedict, J.J.; Beare, D.
    This report describes the process and details of developing an interactive online database portal for the BOBLME region.The MPA (Marine Protected Area) Atlas website, created by WorldFish was designed to provide public access to the latest information relevant to marine scientists, managers and conservationists. The main features include; BOBLME MPA database;interactive geospatial maps;and information about important habitats such as coral reefs,BOBLME boundaries and bathymetry.

  17. Report of the Marine Protected Areas Working Group meeting, Penang, Malaysia, 11-12 February, 2014

    Viswanathan, K.K.; Fatan, N.; Jiau, T.
    The objectives of the workshop were to review and update Marine Protected Area (MPA) data, finalise policy briefs for each country and recommend future actions and policies for sustainable management of MPAs.

  18. Report of the training course on seagrass conservation and monitoring in Myanmar Coastal Zone, Mawlamyine University, Myanmar, 26 April-3 May, 2013

    Htun, U-Soe; Prathep, Anchana; Lunn, Zau
    A training course on seagrass conservation and monitoring was conducted at Mawlamyine University and Ngapali Beach government department and Non-Government Organizations (NGO) trainees.

  19. Report of the Marine Protected Areas Working Group, Bangkok, Thailand, 1-2 February, 2012

    The purpose of the meeting was to: discuss and reach consensus on the implications of the FAO Marine Protected Area(MPA) guidelines; provide further input for BOBLME brochure and policies; agree on actions on the BOBLME MPA review; produce concept proposals for MPA pilot sites and to formalise the establishment of the BOBLME MPA working group.

  20. Report of the Regional ICM Workshop, Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, 5-7 December, 2011

    Recommendations form the workshop included:establishment of "Pilot Sites"; trans-boundary ecosystem resource sharing;establishment of Marine Protected Areas(MPAs); joint research;promotion of co-management principles; preparation of a regional "coastal atlas" and development of a communications strategy

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