book stress sustainability developmentStress, Sustainability and Development of Large Marine Ecosystems During Climate Change: Policy and Implementation

Kenneth Sherman, Sara Adams (eds.)

United Nations Development Programme, 2012





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Chapter 1

Large Marine Ecosystems: the Leading Edge of Science, Management and Policy – by Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2009-2013

Chapter 2

GEF Support Toward Sustainable Development of Large Marine Ecosystems – by Naoko Ishii, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Chapter 3

Accelerated Warming and Sustainability of the Baltic Sea Large Marine Ecosystem – by Anne Christine Brusendorff, General Secretary of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea

Chapter 4

Catalysing Ocean Finance: Transforming Markets to Restore and Protect the Global Ocean – by Andrew Hudson, Head of the UNDP Water and Ocean Governance Programme and Veerle Vandeweerd, Director of the UNDP Environment and Energy Group

Chapter 5

LME Assessment and Management Strategies for the Ocean and Coasts – by Wendy Watson-Wright, Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and Assistant Director General of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (IOC-UNESCO)


Chapter 6

Marine Spatial Planning as a Framework for Sustainably Managing LMEs – by Barry Gold, Program Director, Marine Conservation, Gordon and Betty More Foundation

Chapter 7

Marine Spatial Planning Applications for LME Management in North America by Sandra Whitehouse, Senior Policy Advisor for the Ocean Conservancy

Chapter 8

Marine Spatial Planning and Large Marine Ecosystems in Mexico – by Antonio J. Díaz-de-León and Salomón Díaz-Mondragón, Environmental, Regional and Sectoral Policy Division. Environment and Natural Resources Ministry (SEMARNAT-Mexico)

Chapter 9

The Resilience and Robustness of the Humboldt Current Large Marine Ecosystem – by Michael Akester, Regional Project Coordinator for the UNDP-GEF Humboldt Current LME Project

Chapter 10

Carrying Capacity of the Yellow Sea LME for Achieving Sustainability – by Yihang Jiang, Consultant for the UNDP-GEF Yellow Sea LME Project and Andrew Hudson, Head, Water & Ocean Governance Programme, UNDP

Chapter 11

Science to Governance in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem – by Hashali Hamukuaya, Executive Secretary of the Benguela Current Commission; Nico E. Willemse, Senior Project Manager, UNDP-GEF BCLME SAP Implementation (IMP) Project; Michael O'Toole, Sea Change Management Unit, Marine Institute, Co. Galway, Ireland; and Claire Attwood, BCLME Communications Specialist