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Annotated bibliography on socio-economic and ecological impacts of marine protected areas in Pacific Island countries


  • Cohen, P.
  • Valemei, A.D.
  • Govan, H.


This bibliography highlights impacts on fisheries and livelihoods attributed to coral reef marine protected areas in Pacific Island countries and territories. Included in this collection is literature that reports various forms of reef area management practiced in Pacific Island countries: reserves, sanctuaries, permanent or temporary closed areas, community and traditional managed areas.

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  • Cohen, P. & Valemei, A.D. & Govan, H., 2008. "Annotated bibliography on socio-economic and ecological impacts of marine protected areas in Pacific Island countries," Working Papers, The WorldFish Center, number 37792, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbook:37792

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    1. Bennett, Nathan James & Dearden, Philip, 2014. "Why local people do not support conservation: Community perceptions of marine protected area livelihood impacts, governance and management in Thailand," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 107-116.

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    Marine parks; Environmental impact; Socioeconomic aspects; I; Pacific;

    JEL classification:

    • Q00 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - General


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