Biodiversity / Ecosystem approach

Documents

FAO. 2003. The ecosystem approach to fisheries. Issues, terminology, principles, institutional foundations, implementation and outlook. FAO Fisheries Technical Papers - T443.
http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/006/Y4773E/Y4773E00.HTM

FAO. 2003. Fisheries Management - 2. The Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries. FAO TECHNICAL GUIDELINES FOR RESPONSIBLE FISHERIES 4 Suppl. 2
http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/DOCREP/005/Y4470E/Y4470E00.HTM

Valdimarsson, Grimur. 2003. Ecosystem approach to fisheries – some practicalities. Fisheries and Biodiversity Symposia, Porquerolles Island, 21-23 September 2003
http://www.globefish.org/index.php?id=1215&easysitestatid=269557857

Hilborn, R., Stokes, K. Maguire, J.J., Smith, A.D.M., Botsford, L.W., Mangel, M., Orensanz, J., Parma, A., Rice, J., Bell, J.. Cochrane, K.L., Garcia, S., Hall, S.J.,. Kirkwood, G.P., Sainsbury, K., Stefansson, G., Walters, C. J. 2004. When can marine reserves improve fisheries management? Ocean and Coastal Management 47/3-4:197-205.

Marine Protected Area News: A monthly information service on the planning and management of MPAs
http://depts.washington.edu/mpanews/


 

Reports

FAO. 2002. Report of the Expert Consultation on Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management. Reykjavik, Iceland, 16-19 September 2002 . FAO Fisheries Reports -R690.
http://www.fao.org/docrep/005/y4491t/y4491t00.htm

FAO. 2004. Papers presented at the Expert Consultation on Interactions between Sea Turtles and Fisheries within an Ecosystem Context. Rome, Italy, 9-12 March 2004. FAO Fisheries Reports - R738,Suppl.
http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/y5750e/y5750e00.htm

FAO. 2004. Report of the Expert Consultation on Interactions between Sea Turtles and Fisheries within an Ecosystem Context. Rome, Italy, 9-12 March 2004. FAO Fisheries Reports - R738
http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/y5477e/y5477e00.htm


Websites

Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management
http://www.oceansatlas.com/......


Legal Instruments

Convention on Biological Diversity
http://www.biodiv.org

Agenda 21. Chapter 17. Protection of the Oceans, all kinds of Seas, including enclosed and semi-enclosed Seas, and Coastal Areas and protection, rational use and development of their living resources
http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/documents/agenda21/english/agenda21chapter17.htm

Convention on the Conservation of Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Ramsar Convention)
http://www.ramsar.org

Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals
http://www.cms.int

World Summit on Sustainable Development and Johannesberg Plan of Implementation
http://www.un.org/esa

International Plan of Action for Reducing Incidental Catch of Seabirds in Longline Fisheries
http://www.fao.org/figis/servlet/static?dom=org&xml=ipoa_seabirds.xml

International Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks
http://www.fao.org/figis/servlet/static?dom=org&xml=ipoa_sharks.xml

Convention for the Conservation of Antartic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)
http://www.ccamlr.org/pu/E/sc/eco-app-intro.htm