Marine Ecosystem Assessment and Management in the Asia-Pacific Region Phase III – Pilot APEC Large Marine Ecosystems

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Marine Ecosystem Assessment and Management in the Asia-Pacific Region Phase III – Pilot APEC Large Marine Ecosystems

Publication Number

APEC#212-OF-01.1

Published Date

April 2012

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Ocean and Fisheries Working Group(OFWG)

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Pages

17

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Description

This report provides the findings from the workshop. The workshop aims were:

(i) To report on the status and baseline assessment of the APEC Region’s Large Marine Ecosystems in relation to climate change,
(ii) To review best practices of ecosystem assessment and management in the APEC Region,
(iii) To plan and begin to develop two pilot LME projects recommended by the 2009 meeting, in the Indonesian Sea and the Pacific Central American LMEs,
(iv) To promote networking of APEC LMEs, and
(v) To identify the socioeconomic benefits of ecosystem-based management.