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Les herbiers de Magnoliophytes marines de Méditerranée : résilience et contribution à l’atténuation des changements climatiques

Ce document est un rapport technique relatif à l’état de la question dans le bassin méditerranéen. Il décrit les spécificités de la mer Méditerranée et le phénomène du changement climatique observé à l’échelle de cette région.

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2012
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Mediterranean submarine canyons : ecology and governance

Although there is a common agreement on the importance of conservation of Mediterranean submarine canyons amongst international organizations, their governance is complex: the canyons' extension covers waters and seabeds under various types of jurisdictions (territorial waters, Fisheries Pro

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2012
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Mediterranean seagrass meadows : resilience and contribution to climate change mitigation, a short summary = Les herbiers de Magnoliophytes marines de Méditerranée : résilience et contribution à l’atténuation des changements climatiques, résumé

This document is a summary of the technical report on the current state of affairs in the Mediterranean basin. It describes the specific characteristics of the Mediterranean Sea and the phenemenon of climate change observed on the scale of this particular region.

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2012
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Las praderas de Magnoliofitas marinas del mar Mediterráneo : resiliencia y contribución a la mitigación del cambio climático, resumen = Mediterranean seagrass meadows : resilience and contribution to climate change mitigation, a short summary

Este documento es un resumen del informe técnico sobre esta temática en la cuenca mediterránea. Describe las especificidades del mar Mediterráneo y el fenómeno del cambio climático observado a escala de esta región.

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2012
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Field guide to seagrasses of the Red Sea

The purpose of this publication is to provide naturalists, resource managers and scientists with a simple guide to identify all species of seagrasses in the Red Sea. Each species is described in detail using photographs of key and diagnostic features.

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2011
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Identifying ecologically and biologically significant areas on seamounts

This document summarizes discussions that were held during a workshop in December 2011 and which focused on making progress on the identification of Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas for seamounts in the high seas.

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2011
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Ecologically or biologically significant areas in the pelagic realm : examples and guidelines : workshop report

For the Aichi Biodiversity Targets to be met in full, and for the other relevant processes to be successful, examples and guidelines for the identification of important pelagic areas must be made available to policy makers involved in the process of identifying ecologically or biologically signif

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2011
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Applying an ecosystem approach to fisheries management in the high seas : a focus on seamounts of the southern Indian Ocean

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2011
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Mitigating climate change through restoration and management of coastal wetlands and near-shore marine ecosystems : challenges and opportunities

This report builds on these and other efforts to bring to light the important carbon sequestration potential of coastal wetlands, and the significant and largely unaccounted for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from the disturbance, drainage, and conversion of these natural coastal carbon

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2011
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Coral reef resilience assessment of the Bonaire National Marine Park, Netherlands Antilles : surveys from 31 May to 7 June, 2009

Although Bonaire’s coral reefs remain among the healthiest and most resilient in the Caribbean, this IUCN report based on the IUCN Resilience Assessment of Coral Reefs highlights some of the threats that exist to Bonaire’s coral reefs, and which could have serious implications for resilience to f

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2011
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Capturing and conserving natural coastal carbon : building mitigation, advancing adaptation

This summary is based on Crooks, S., Herr, D., Laffoley, D., Tamelander, J. and Vandever, J. 2010.

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2010
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The Bahrain action plan for marine World Heritage : identifying priorities for marine World Heritage and enhancing the role of the World Heritage Convention in the IUCN WCPA Marine Global Plan of Action for MPAs in our Oceans and Seas

The World Heritage Convention is a principal protection mechanism available to recognise and protect the very best marine sites around the globe. A key step to targeted application of the Convention has now been made by the creation of the Bahrain Action Plan for marine World Heritage.

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2010
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A framework for social adaptation to climate change : sustaining tropical coastal communities and industries

The estimated 500 million people who depend on coral reefs worldwide regularly contend with change.

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2010
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Children's perception of the environment : a teacher's toolkit for investigating coastal and marine ecosystems in Asia

The goal of this toolkit is to help promote environmental stewardship and increase awareness of marine and coastal ecosystems among schoolchildren in Asia through the use of creative, investigative approaches.

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2009
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Preparing for climate change in the Red Sea : recognising early impacts through perceptions of dive tourists and dive operators in Egypt

A survey of tourists and tour operators in the Egyptian Red Sea region shows that the industry often misperceives its clients’ environmental sensitivity, putting its own business at risk.

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2009
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Coral Reef Resilience Assessment of the Pemba Channel Conservation Area, Tanzania

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2009
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Coral reef resilience assessment of the Nosy Hara Marine Protected Area, Northwest Madagascar

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2009
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The ocean and climate change : tools and guidelines for action

The ocean continues to get only peripheral attention in climate change research and policy, despite its enormous importance in regulating global climate and its sensitivity to the impacts of climate change and ocean acidification.

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2009
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Monitoring functional groups of herbivorous reef fishes as indicators of coral reef resilience : a practical guide for coral reef managers in the Asia Pacific region

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2009
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Coral reefs, climate change and resilience : an agenda for action from the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, Spain

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2009
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Resilience assessment of coral reefs : Rapid assessment protocol for coral reefs, focusing on coral bleaching and thermal stress

The need for rapid methodologies for measuring coral reef resilience and their application in assessing the effectiveness of coral reef conservation management measures is becoming increasingly acute, especially in the developing world.

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2009
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Amenaza marina : especies exóticas invasoras en el entorno marino

Más del 70% de la tierra está cubierta por océanos y mares mayores y hay más de 1,6 millones de kilómetros de costa. Sin embargo, nuestro mundo marino está en peligro: la peor amenaza es la de las especies marinas invasoras.

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2009
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Menace en mer : les espèces exotiques envahissantes dans l'environnement marin

Plus de 70% de la terre sont couverts par les océans et les mers les plus importantes, et l’on compte plus de 1,6 million de kilomètres de côtes. Mais notre monde marin est en danger : la menace la plus insidieuse est celle que causent les espèces invasives marines.

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2009
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Marine menace : alien invasive species in the marine environment

More than 70% of the earth is covered by oceans and major seas and there are more than 1.6 million kilometres of coastline. Yet our marine world is under threat: the most insidious is the one posed by marine invasive species.

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2009
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Managing marine and coastal protected areas : a toolkit for South Asia

Marine and Coastal Protected Areas (MCPAs), in their variety of forms and scales, are seen as one of the solutions to threats facing the coastal and marine environment, while contributing to the long-term sustainable livelihoods of coastal communities, their cultures and their economies.

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2008
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Elements of a possible implementation agreement to UNCLOS for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction

Marine resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) are under increasing pressure from human impacts, putting at risk biodiversity, ecosystem processes and function. There is a heightened focus on whether current arrangements and policies are adequate.

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2008
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The mid-Atlantic ridge : a case study on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction

This paper contains a case study on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in the part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) that is located in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ).

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2008
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Options for addressing regulatory and governance gaps in the international regime for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction

The second paper in this marine series builds on the complementary study described in Marine Series No.

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2008
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Regulatory and governance gaps in the international regime for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction

Sixty-four percent of the world ocean lies in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ).

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2008
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Towards networks of marine protected areas : the MPA plan of action for IUCN's World Commission on Protected Areas

This Plan of Action has been developed by WCPA/Marine and partners around the world as a result of an extensive consultation process.

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2008
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Maritime traffic effects on biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea. Volume 2 : legal mechanisms to address maritime impacts on Mediterranean biodiversity

An enclosed sea such as the Mediterranean is particularly susceptible to ship-associated impacts due to the high volume of shipping routes, long history of use, shallow sensitive habitats and sensitive deep-sea ecosystems.

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Maritime traffic effects on biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea. Volume 1 : review of impacts, priority areas and mitigation measures

An enclosed sea such as the Mediterranean is particularly susceptible to ship-associated impacts due to the high volume of shipping routes, long history of use, shallow sensitive habitats and sensitive deep-sea ecosystems.

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2008
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Adrift : tales of ocean fragility

This book is a product of the Marine Conservation Sub-Committee, an advisory body on marine species issues within IUCN. The book features twelve stories of different ocean animals that highlight the latest issues in marine conservation.

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2008
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Managing seagrasses for resilience to climate change

Seagrasses are flowering plants that thrive in shallow oceanic and estuarine waters around the world. Although there are only about 60 species of seagrasses worldwide, these plants play an important role in many shallow, near-shore, marine ecosystems.

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2008
IUCN Grey Literature

Development co-operation for marine research in East and West Africa : lessons learned and future directions

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2007
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A reef manager's guide to coral bleaching

Coral reefs are vital ecosystems, providing a source of income, food and coastal protection for millions of people. Pollution, habitat destruction, disease and unsustainable fishing have led to declines in reef condition throughout the world.

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2006
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Coral reef resilience and resistance to bleaching

Vast changes in the seas are destroying the world’s precious coral reefs at an unprecedented rate and scale.

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2006
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Managing mangroves for resilience to climate change

Building resilience into mangrove conservation plans requires an understanding of how mangroves will respond to climate changes, what factors help them survive these changes, and, consequently, which mangroves are most likely to survive these changes.

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2006
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Alien species in aquaculture : considerations for responsible use

Aquaculture is an important economic activity in coastal areas of many countries. It offers opportunities to alleviate poverty, boosts employment, helps community development, reduces overexploitation of natural coastal resources, and enhances food security.

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2006
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Marine news

Marine News is the IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme e-newsletter.

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2005
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Coral reef resilience and resistance to bleaching

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2005
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Gouvernance de la mer Méditerranée : régime juridique et prospectives

La Gouvernance en Méditerranée au-delà des mers territoriales étant une problématique relativement complexe, le Centre UICN pour la Coopération en Méditerranée à travers le sous groupe Méditerranéen pour le droit et la gouvernance de la mer (MMLSG) a développé ce document qui présente le statut j

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2005
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Gouvernance de la mer Méditerranée : un défi régional

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2004
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High seas bottom trawl fisheries and their impacts on the biodiversity of vulnerable deep-sea ecosystems : options for international action

The deep ocean is increasingly recognized as a major global reservoir of the Earth's biodiversity, although but a small fraction of the oceans' ecosystems found at depths below 200 meters have been studied.

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2004
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Monitoring coral reef marine protected areas, version 1 : a practical guide on how monitoring can support effective management of MPAs

Coral reefs are at risk from many threats including global warming causing coral bleaching, over fishing or destructive fishing, pollution by sediments, nutrients and toxic chemicals, coral mining and shoreline development and unregulated tourism.

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2003
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Ballast water news

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