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Costs and Challenges Involved with Webcams: Interview with Daniel Senie of Caribbean Webcams
MPA Perspective: A Practical Rule of Thumb for Spacing in MPA Networks
Notes & News
Examining the Role of MPAs in Ecosystem-Based Management, and Vice Versa: Five Examples
Research Spotlight: Lessons Learned on MPAs, Conservation, and Customary Sea Tenure in the Western Solomon Islands
Oil Spills in Lebanon and the Philippines Highlight Spill Threat to MPAs
Advice for MPA Managers on Oil Spills: Interview with Jim E. Peschel
Results from MPA News Poll: Which MPA is "World's Largest"?
Network of Marine Reserves Designated in Central California
Letter to the Editor: Use of MPAs should be flexible, not rigid
Protecting the Spawning and Nursery Habitats of Fish: The Use of MPAs to Safeguard Critical Life-History Stages for Marine Life
MPA Perspective: Anatomy of an Advocacy Campaign
MPA News Reader Poll: Which MPA is the "World's Largest"?
US Designates "World's Largest" MPA in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
MPA Perspective: MPAs in Indonesia: What Progress Has Been Made Since 1984?
Research Spotlight: Project Seeks Answers to What Makes an MPA Effective, Among Other Questions
Recent Developments toward a System of High-Seas MPAs: An Interview with Kristina Gjerde
Letter from the Editor
Balancing Ecology and Economics: Viewpoints on the Process of Planning an MPA Network for SE Australia
Special Feature: Measurement of Management Effectiveness: The Next Major Stage in MPAs?
Why Should We Evaluate the Management Effectiveness of a MPA?
Table: Methodologies for Evaluating MPA Management Effectiveness
On Defining MPA "Success" and Choosing an Evaluation Method: Interview with Marc Hockings
MPA Perspective: Using Regional Workshops to Understand the Human Dimension of MPAs
Kiribati Designates Large MPA, to Be Funded by Endowment
MPA Perspective: New Zealand Seafood Industry Proposes Huge Closures - Cynicism or Pragmatism?
MPA Perspective: MPA Management Policies in West Africa: Recommended Guidelines for Balancing Conservation and Development
Use of Volunteers in MPA Management: Opportunities, Challenges, and Advice
MPA Perspective: Managing Recreational Fishing in MPAs through Vertical Zoning: The Importance of Understanding Benthic-Pelagic Linkages
Letters to the Editor
Displaced Effort, License Buyouts, and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park: Interview with Stephen Oxley
MPA Network Is Proposed for SE Australia; Will Be Integrated with National Program to Reduce Fishing Effort
MPA Perspective: Protecting the Least-Protected Places on Earth: The Open Oceans
MPA Perspective: A Marine Reserve Manifesto
Sacred MPAs: Where Protected Areas Hold Spiritual Value for Stakeholders, and How This Affects Management
"We are part of nature...not its steward": Interview with Allen Putney
MPA Perspective: Paper Parks in the Philippines: Improved Information Tells a New Story
A Year After the Tsunami: Surin Marine National Park, Thailand
Global Targets for MPA Designations Will Not Be Met; Experts Respond