Marine Conservation References

Posted in Library, News & Publications on 09/26/11
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A short list of marine conservation reference texts.
Barr, B. 2007. Ocean Wilderness: Interesting Idea or Ecological Imperative? International Journal of Wilderness Special Issue: The Wild Planet Project.
Dudley, N. (Editor). 2008. Guidelines for Applying Protected Area Management Categories. IUCN. Gland, Switzerland, IUCN. x + 86pp.
Halpern, B.S., Walbridge, S., Selkoe, K.A. Kappel, C.V., Micheli, F, D’Agrosa, C., Bruno, J.F., Casey, K.S., Ebert, C., Fox, H.E., Fujita, R., Heinemann, D., Lenihan, H.S., Madin, E.M.P., Perry, M.T., Selig, E.R., Spalding, M., Steneck, R., Watson, R., 2008. A Global Map of Human Impact on Marine Ecosystems. Science 319: 948-952
Hoegh-Guldberg, O. and Bruno, J.F. 2010. The Impact of Climate Change on the World’s Marine Ecosystems. Science 328: 1523-1528.
International Union for the Conservation of Nature – Species Survival Commission. 2008. Status of the World’s Marine Species.
Kimball, L.A. 2005.The International Legal Regime of the High Seas and the Seabed Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction and Options for Cooperation for the Establishment of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Marine Areas Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Technical Series no. 19, 64 pages.
Kormos, C.F. (Editor) 2008. A Handbook on International Wilderness Law and Policy. Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, Colorado.
Laffoley, D. d’A., (ed.) 2008. Towards Networks of Marine Protected Areas. The MPA Plan of Action for IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas. IUCN WCPA, Gland, Switzerland. 28 pp.
Lubchenko, J. and Petes, L.E., The Interconnected Biosphere: Science at the Ocean’s Tipping Points; in Sherman, K. and Adams, S. (Eds.). 2010. Sustainable Development of the World’s Large Marine Ecosystems during Climate Change: A commemorative volume to advance sustainable development on the occasion of the presentation of the 2010 Göteborg Award. IUCN. Gland, Switzerland xii +232 pages.
Nellemann, C., Corcoran, E., Duarte, C. M., Valdés, L., De Young, C., Fonseca, L., Grimsditch, G. (Eds). 2009. Blue Carbon. A Rapid Response Assessment. United Nations Environment Programme, GRID-Arendal,
The Pew Environment Group. 2011. Bringing the ocean back into the Earth Summit: Briefing and Recommendations to the First Intersessional Meeting of UNCSD (Rio+20)
Rodgers, A.D. & D. d’A Laffoley. 2011. International Earth system expert workshop on ocean stresses and impacts. Summary report. IPSO Oxford, 18 pp.
Toropova, C., Meliane, I., Laffoley, D., Matthews, E. and Spalding, M. (eds.). 2010. Global Ocean Protection: Present Status and Future Possibilities. Brest, France: Agence des aires marines protégées, Gland, Switzerland, Washington, DC and New York, USA: IUCN WCPA, Cambridge, UK : UNEP-WCMC, Arlington, USA: TNC, Tokyo, Japan: UNU, New York, USA: WCS. 96pp.
Veron, J.E.N., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Lenton, T.M., Lough J.M., Obura, D.O., Pearce-Kelly, P., Sheppard, C.R.C., Spalding, M., Stafford-Smith, M.G., Rogers, A.D. 2009.The coral reef crisis: The critical importance of <350 ppm CO2. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 58: 1428:1436
Worm,B., Barbier, E.B., Beaumont, N., Duffy, J.E., Folke, C., Halpern, B.S., Jackson, J. B. C. Lotze, H.K., Micheli, F., Palumbi, S.R., Sala, E., Selkoe, K.A., Stachowicz, J.J., Watson, R. 2006. Impacts of Biodiversity Loss on Ocean Ecosystem Services. Science. 314: 787:790.