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2016 UK Overseas Territories and Marine & Coastal Group Conference

Protecting marine and coastal areas in the UK and Overseas Territories

21 September 2016, London

Biographies and Abstracts

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Conference presentations can be downloaded below. Please click the presentation title to download a PDF version

Global progress towards marine protection – with a focus on the role of the UK government
Johnny Briggs (Pew Trusts)

Establishing the largest Marine Protected Areas in the world – management challenges in the Pitcairn Islands
Terence Dawson (University of Dundee)

MPAs in UK waters – where next?
Susan Gubbay (Consultant)

Responsible fisheries tourism as an approach towards sustainable fisheries management and multifunctional coastal planning
Adriana Ford (University of Greenwich)

Darwin initiative to ensure engagement in Cayman’s enhanced marine protected area system
John Turner (Bangor University)

The sustainable development and management of St Helena’s fisheries and marine tourism
Sian Rees (Plymouth University)

The World’s Largest Marine Reserve, Chagos Archipelago
John Turner (Bangor University)

Effective coverage targets of ocean protection
Beth O’Leary (University of York)

Framework for developing marine spatial planning in small islands: the Falklands Islands example
Tara Pelembe on behalf of Amelie Auge (SAERI)

Isolated reefs and seamounts represent a last stronghold for oceanic vertebrates
Tom Letessier (Zoological Society of London)

How does fisheries displacement affect the efficacy of marine no-take zones (NTZs)?
Elsa-Kristin Naumann (Environment Systems Ltd)

Identifying marine important bird areas for large-scale marine protection around Ascension Island
Jonathan Hall (RSPB)