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High Seas Closures in the Western Tropical Pacific: A Step Forward for MPAs in International Waters
Letter to the Editor: Large MPAs Can Be a Distraction
Notes & News
Correction: Global MPA Coverage Figure Was Low
Comparing Two Methods of Building MPA Networks: One Site at a Time vs. All at Once
Network Launched for Managers of Very Large MPAs
MPA Perspective: Autonomous Vessels Offer New Tool for MPA Research and Enforcement
Letters to the Editor
Science Spotlight: Studies on Larval Export, MPA Impacts on Communities
With Global MPA Coverage Falling Short of 10% Target, Biodiversity Summit Extends Deadline
Views on Global MPA Coverage and the 10% Target: Interview with Kristina Gjerde and Mark Spalding
More Outputs from the Convention on Biological Diversity Meeting: Publications, Awards, Debt Swap
Large New MPAs Designated in North Atlantic, South America, Western Australia
Five-Year Study Releases Findings on Effects of MPAs
Program to Help Displaced Fishers Ends Up Costing 25 Times More than Planned
Letters to the Editor: On Chagos, MPA terminology
Reef Resilience: Management Tips to Prepare for Ocean Acidification
MPAs and Indigenous Peoples: Co-Management as a Means of Respecting Traditional Culture and Strengthening Conservation
MPA Perspective: Reflections on Resource Management, Native Hawaiian Culture, and Papahānaumokuākea
From the Editor: MPA News in Spanish; Reader Feedback
Science Spotlight: Can Protected Areas Change Fish Behavior?
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: The Experiences of MPA Managers So Far, and What Lessons Can Be Learned
Is Offshore Drilling Worth the Environmental Risk of Spills?
How Close Is the MPA Field to Meeting Its Global Targets?
MPA Perspective: Standardizing the Effective Management of MPAs in Italy
Building Resilience: Communicating Bleaching Incidents to Stakeholders
UK Designates MPA around Chagos Archipelago, But No Decision Yet on How Much Will Be No-Take
Special Section: Experiences in MPA Enforcement, Part II: More Tools and Strategies
MPA Perspective: International Challenges for the Establishment of MPAs in the Dutch North Sea
MPA Education Spotlight: Taking students snorkeling in MPAs
MPA Tip: On the importance of long time frames for building trust
Building Resilience: Put a bleaching response plan on your to-do list
MPA Enforcement: How Practitioners Are Developing New Tools, Strategies, and Partnerships
Managing a Changing Set of Enforcement Challenges: Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Philippines
Chagos: Background on a Disputed Archipelago and Efforts to Designate its Waters as a Reserve
Letter to the Editor: Reserve Effects
Science spotlight: Global study shows MPAs help to stop coral loss
The Reserve Effect on Fisheries: In Light of Recent Studies, Should It Be Considered Settled Science?
Letters to the Editor: Seismic Surveys and MPAs
Following Copenhagen, Publications and Other Resources Available on Climate Change
MPA Tip: On setting up a monitoring plan
Seismic Surveys and MPAs: How Should Managers Address the Issue of Underwater Noise?
On Balancing Science and Conservation in an MPA: A Case from Eastern Canada