Information Notes for Participants
Ivanov, A. N. and V.A. Spiridonov. An approach to marine bioregionalization in the Russian Arctic for the purposes of planning marine protected areas and other areas in need of protection
Leathwick, J., Julian, K., and M. Francis (2006). Exploration of the use of reserve planning software to identify potential Marine Protected Areas in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone. Prepared for the Department of Conservation, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research. Ltd.
Roberts, C.M. et al. Roadmap to Recovery: A global network of marine reserves. Greenpeace International. Environmental Department, University of York, York, U.K.
Snelder, T. H. et al. (2006). Development of an Ecologic Marine Classification in the New Zealand Region, Environmental Management, Vol. 39, No. 1. pp. 12-29.
Spalding, M.D. et al. (2007). Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas, BioScience, Vol.57, No. 7. pp. 573-583.
UNEP-WCMC (2007). Working towards a High Seas Marine Protected Areas Network: Development of an Interactive Map (IMap) and review of spatial databases containing information on marine areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. A report of the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNE ...
Vierros, M. (2007). Approaches to biogeographic classification of the world’s oceans. Presented as a background document at the CCAMLR Biroegionalisation Workshop (Brussels, Belgium, 13-17 August 2007). United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies
Vierros, M. (2007). Approaches to biogeographic classification of the world’s oceans. Presentation.
Christiansen, S. for WWF NEAME. Marine Protected Areas in areas beyond national jurisdiction. Proposed High Seas MPAs in the North East Atlantic by WWF 1998-2006
Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles to Implementation of Integrated Marine and Coastal Area Management (Imcam)
Annotated provisional agenda
Report of the First Meeting of the Subsidiary Boday on the Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice
Report of the Executive Secretary on Marine and Coastal Biological Diversity
Options for Interpreting and Operationalizing the Concept of Integrated Coastal Area Management within the Context of the Implementation of the Jakarta Mandate
Marine and Coastal Biological Diversity - Options for preventing and mitigating the impacts of some activities to selected seabed habitats, and ecological criteria and biogeographic classification systems for marine areas in need of protection
Synthesis and Review of the Best Available Scientific Studies on Priority Areas for Biodiversity Conservation in Marine Areas beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction
Development of an Interactive Map (Imap) and Review of Spatial Databases Containing Information on Marine Areas beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction - Background document to options for preventing and mitigating the impact of some activities to selected seabed habitats, and ecological crit ...
Options for Preventing and Mitigating the Impact of Some Activities on Selected Seabed Habitats, and Ecological Criteria and Biogeographic Classification System of Marine Areas in Need of Protection
Report of the Expert Workshop on Ecological Criteria and Biogeographic Classification Systems for Marine Areas in Need of Protection
Draft Report on Global Open Oceans and Deep Sea-Habitats (GOODS) Bioregional Classification
Enhancing the Implementation of Integrated Marine and Coastal Area Management (IMCAM)
Report of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Implementation of Integrated Marine and Coastal Area Management (IMCAM)
Solutions for Sustainable Mariculture - Avoiding the Adverse Effects of Mariculture on Biological Diversity
Technical Advice on the Establishment and Management of a National System of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas
Integrated Marine and Coastal Area Management (IMCAM) Approaches for Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity
Marine and Coastal Biological Diversity
Guidance on Integrated Marine and Coastal Area Management Produced by the Ramsar Convention
Goals and Targets Relevant to Management of Marine and Coastal Resources Adopted by International Processes
Information for Participants
Information for Participants
Draft outcome-oriented targets for the implementation of the programme of work on inland water ecosystem biological diversity
Outcome-oriented targets for the implementation of the elaborated programme of work on marine and coastal biological diversity
Introduction to the Jakarta Mandate on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, including the terms of reference of the Meeting of Experts on marine and coastal biodiversity<br>(Agenda item 4)
Proposed Mechanism of Work by the Meeting of Experts<br>(Agenda item 6)
A synopsis of the five thematic issue-areas<br>(Agenda item 7)
Report of the first meeting of experts on marine and coastal biological diversity
Provisional list of participants
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