Scientists at National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) and the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management Show that Comprehensive Ocean Planning Can Maximize Profit and Minimize Conflict.
After pushing for a series of marine reserves and protected areas for over a decade, the Oregon State legislature approved Senate Bill 1510, which proposed three new marine reserves. This decision comes at the end of a long and sometimes tumultuous negotiation between fishermen, conse
Through discussions about the role of Marxan in a systematic conservation and resource use planning process in Chile in August 2011, ten fundamental good practice guidelines for using a decision-support tool like Marxan have emerged.
The Decision Guide, produced by the Center for Ocean Solutions (COS) and PacMARA, is intended to assist practitioners in selecting appropriate decision support tools (DSTs) that can help them conduct marine spatial planning in their own jurisdictions.
Are you looking for a tool to streamline Marxan analyses?
David Tellier from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources has developed scripts to reduce GIS technical difficulties and improve efficiency of data loading for Marxan projects!
PacMARA and UBC have received a SSHRC grant to hold a workshop on Marine EBM Implementation on 9-10 May 2011 at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, BC! This workshop will take a step past the Sidney Consensus towards creating a strategy roadmap to operationalize EBM in BC.