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Should MPAs Play a Role in Reducing Poverty?
New Fund to Channel Tourism Revenues to Mexican MPAs
MPA Perspective: Divers Feeding Fishes: A Continuing Issue in MPA Management
Notes & News
Using Computer Software to Design Marine Reserve Networks: Planners Discuss Their Use of MARXAN
MPA News Poll: What Qualities Make a Good MPA Manager?
New Book Takes Comprehensive Look at Marine Reserves
Urban MPAs: Protecting Marine Habitats in the Midst of Human Populations
Agreement to Protect Titanic Provides Model for High-Seas MPAs
Panel Releases Consensus Statement on Reserves as Fisheries Management Tool
Letter to the Editor
Assessing the Carrying Capacity of MPAs: How Many Visitors Can Your MPA Hold?
MPA Profile: Trying to Balance Conservation and Sustainable Development in Russia's Largest MPA
Predation in Marine Reserves: How Increases in Predator Populations Can Impact Diversity and Fisheries Goals
MPA Perspective: Lessons for MPAs from Terrestrial Conservation
A Brief Guide to Regional MPA Projects in the Caribbean
Study: Global MPA Network Would Cost $12-14 Billion Annually
Mixing Oil and Water, Part II: The Offshore Oil & Gas Industry and MPA Planning
The Science and Policy of Protecting Spawning Aggregations: An Interview with Yvonne Sadovy
MPA Perspective: Preparing for Negotiations on Coastal Issues
Australian Parliament Passes Re-Zoning Bill for Great Barrier Reef, Creating World's Largest Reserve System
Mixing Oil and Water, Part I: Examining Interactions Between Offshore Petroleum and MPAs
Measuring MPA Effectiveness: New Guidebook Provides Framework and Cases
Acoustic Tracking of Fish: How Continuous Data on Fish Movement Could Change the Planning of MPAs
UN Biodiversity Meeting Calls for Networks of MPAs
MPA Perspective: When Is Coral Reef Rehabilitation an Appropriate Use of MPA Funding?
Building "Learning Networks" Among MPAs: Projects Aim to Help Managers Learn from Each Other
Designing an MPA Learning Network: Interview with Nick Salafsky
Ecuadorian Government Agrees to Review Galapagos Fisheries Regulations Following Seizure of Park Facilities by Fishermen
Feedback on Subject of Marine Reserve Science: Readers Respond With Variety of Views
MPA Perspective: Reflections on the New Paradigm for Protected Areas
Seeking the Win-Win Situation: A Brief Guide to Balancing Conservation and Fisheries Yields in Reserve Design
MPA Perspective: The Science of Marine Reserves: How Much of It Is Science?
MPA Perspective: Difficulties Involved in Studying Marine Reserves
Effort Underway to Expand Use of World Heritage Convention for MPAs
Tools and Strategies for Financial Sustainability: How Managers Are Building Secure Futures for Their MPAs
Problem Is Shortage of Capacity, Not Revenue Sources: Proposing a New Approach to Financing Protected Areas