Stakeholder Engagement (Page 1)

Stakeholder Engagement

Walton A, Gomei M and Di Carlo G ·
14 April 2013

The participatory engagement of stakeholders is perhaps the most important component of the planning and development of an MPA. Meaningful engagement depends on the ability of practitioners to build a healthy, lasting, and trustful relationship with stakeholders, including local communities. The approaches described in this guidebook are intended to help practitioners navigate this process of stakeholder engagement.


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An economic analysis of ecosystem-based adaptation and engineering options for climate change adaptation in Lami Town, Republic of the Fiji Islands (Page 1)

An economic analysis of ecosystem-based adaptation and engineering options for climate change adaptation in Lami Town, Republic of the Fiji Islands

Rao NS, Carruthers TJB, Anderson P, Sivo L, Saxby TA, Durbin, T, Jungblut V, Hills T and Chape S ·
14 February 2013

The narrow coastal area of Lami Town, Fiji, is surrounded by steep hills with three rivers flowing to the ocean, making it highly susceptible to flooding and erosion. This technical report provides greater detail of the cost-benefit assessment of four adaptation scenarios to reduce Lami Town's vulnerability to flooding and erosion, both of which are projected to increase due to climate change.


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Making Marine Protected Areas Work (French) (Page 1)

Making Marine Protected Areas Work (French)

Jane Hawkey, Simon Costanzo ·
16 November 2012

Early engagement with local communities and regional and national officials are essential to the capacity and efficiency of marine protected areas (MPAs). This WWF MedPAN South report, along with the Marine Protected Areas: Guiding Principles and Benefits newsletter, identifies lessons learned in case studies from 5 countries with MPAs in the southern and eastern Mediterranean.


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Making Marine Protected Areas Work (Arabic) (Page 1)

Making Marine Protected Areas Work (Arabic)

Jane Hawkey, Simon Costanzo ·
16 November 2012

Early engagement with local communities and regional and national officials are essential to the capacity and efficiency of marine protected areas (MPAs). This WWF MedPAN South report, along with the Marine Protected Areas: Guiding Principles and Benefits newsletter, identifies lessons learned in case studies from 5 countries with MPAs in the southern and eastern Mediterranean.


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Making Marine Protected Areas Work (Page 1)

Making Marine Protected Areas Work

Jane Hawkey, Simon Costanzo ·
16 November 2012

Early engagement with local communities and regional and national officials are essential to the capacity and efficiency of marine protected areas (MPAs). This WWF MedPAN South report, along with the Marine Protected Areas: Guiding Principles and Benefits newsletter, identifies lessons learned in case studies from 5 countries with MPAs in the southern and eastern Mediterranean.


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A comparative analysis of ecosystem-based adaptation and engineering options for Lami Town, Fiji (Page 1)

A comparative analysis of ecosystem-based adaptation and engineering options for Lami Town, Fiji

Rao NS, Carruthers TJB, Anderson P, Sivo L, Saxby TA, Durbin, T, Jungblut V, Hills T and Chape S ·
8 November 2012

The narrow coastal area of Lami Town, Fiji, is surrounded by steep hills with three rivers flowing to the ocean, making it highly susceptible to flooding and erosion. This synthesis report presents a cost-benefit assessment of four adaptation scenarios to reduce Lami Town's vulnerability to flooding and erosion, both of which are projected to increase due to climate change. These four adaptation scenarios represent the spectrum of ecosystem-based and engineering-based adaptation options.


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Colonial National Historical Park natural resource condition assessment (Page 1)

Colonial National Historical Park natural resource condition assessment

Lookingbill T, Bentsen CN, Carruthers TJB, Costanzo SD, Dennison WC, Doherty C, Lucier S, Madron J, Poppell E and Saxby TA ·
28 June 2012

Colonial National Historical Park offers a vast array of cultural resources, notably the site of the first English settlement at Jamestown in 1607 and the Siege of Yorktown in 1781 that proved to be the last major campaign of the American Revolution. Four dominant habitat groupings are present within the Park, including forest, grassland, non-tidal wetland, and tidal wetland. Threats to Colonial NHP have been categorized into:


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Focus Group Evaluation of Tributary Report Cards (Page 1)

Focus Group Evaluation of Tributary Report Cards

26 April 2012

The Chesapeake Bay Trust, West/Rhode Riverkeeper, and OpinionWorks have conducted an audience evaluation of tributary report cards, conducted through focus groups. This report provides the findings and recommendations that arise from this research. The report also serves as a best management guide for creating report cards that not only report on water quality, but also engage the public in the work of protecting the Bay and its tributaries.


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Assessing Progress (Page 1)

Assessing Progress

Bob Graham, former Commission Co-Chair
William K. Reilly, former Commission Co-Chair
Frances Beinecke, former Commission Member
Donald F. Boesch, former Commission Member
Terry D. Garcia, , former Commission Member
Cherry A. Murray, former Commission Member
Fran Ulmer, former Commission Member ·
18 April 2012

The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling established by President Obama was tasked with determining the root causes of the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, evaluate the responses, and make recommendations to minimize the risk that such a disaster would ever happen again. This report by the Commission is a graded progress assessment of the Administration, Congress, and the Oil Industry on implementing those recommendations.


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