Marine Ecosystem-Based Managemin Practice: DifferPathways, Common Lessons

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Island Press, Feb 14, 2017 - Nature - 288 pages
What are the key ingredients of successful marine ecosystem planning? The surprising answer, according to authors Julia Wondolleck and Stephen Yaffee, is that a successful approach calls for more than just sound organizational structure and resources, but also a comfortable atmosphere of trust, understanding, and collaboration.

Marine Ecosystem-Based Managemin Practice is the first practical guide for the marine conservation realm. In a unique collection of case studies, the authors showcase successful collaborative approaches to ecosystem-based management. This book offers a hopeful message to policy makers, managers, practitioners, and students who will find this an indispensable guide to field-tested, replicable marine conservation managempractices that work.

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Chapter 1 Drawing Lessons from Experience in Marine EcosystemBased Management
Chapter 2 Navigating International Boundaries in the Gulf of Maine and Puget Sound Georgia Basin
Chapter 3 Mobilizing a Multistate Partnership in the Gulf of Mexico
Chapter 4 Balancing TopDown Authority with BottomUp Engagement in the Florida Keys and Channel Islands
Chapter 5 Motivating Engagement in Voluntary Programs in Narragansett Bay and the AlbemarlePamlico Estuary
Chapter 6 Influencing Management from the Bottom Up in Port Orford Oregon and San Juan County Washington
Tangible Elements That Support Guide Marine EcosystemBased Management
Chapter 8 Intangible Factors That Propel Sustain Marine EcosystemBased Management
Chapter 9 Implications for Policy and Practice
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Julia M. Wondolleck is Associate Professor of Natural Resources at the University of Michigan. She is an expert in the theories and application of dispute resolution and collaborative planning processes. Steven L. Yaffee is Professor of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy at the University of Michigan. He has worked for more than forty years on federal endangered species, public lands, and ecosystem managempolicy.

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