24 Mar Latest in Marine Science

We are pleased to share a recently published paper on MPA management in Indonesia with our Learning Site Manager as lead author. 

Download the paper from this link: “Bird’s Head Seascape Marine Protected Area network – Preventing biodiversity and ecosystem service loss amidst rapid change in Papua, Indonesia” 

The paper provides an overview of MPA progress in the Birds Head Seascape (BHS) over the past decade, including establishment history, changes in management effectiveness and ecosystem health, as well as examining trends in tourism growth. While generally viewed as a conservation success story, we reflect on both successes and challenges in the BHS, identifying where we need to continue to improve and adapt in response to rapid economic and environmental change.

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