Deep-sea Biodiversity and Ecosystems: A Scoping Report on their Socio-economy, Management and Governance (Unep Regional Seas Reports And Studies)
Deep-sea Biodiversity and Ecosystems: A Scoping Report on their Socio-economy, Management and Governance (Unep Regional Seas Reports And Studies)
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Title: Deep-sea Biodiversity and Ecosystems: A Scoping Report on their Socio-economy, Management and Governance (Unep Regional Seas Reports And Studies)
ISBN10: 928072892X
ISBN13: 978-9280728927
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Pages: 84 pages
Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme (June 13, 2008)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1782 kb
Size epub: 1707 kb
Rating: 4.4 ✪
Votes: 413
Category: Science & Math
Subcategory: Biological Sciences
The objective of this report is to provide an overview of the key socio-economic, management and governance issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of deep-sea ecosystems and biodiversity. The report highlights our current understanding of these issues and identifies topics and areas that need further investigation to close gaps in knowledge. It also explores the needs and means for interfacing research with policy with a view to contributing to the political processes regarding deep-sea and high-seas governance, which are currently ongoing in various international flora within and outside the UN system. In addition, the report provides guidance on the future direction and focus of research on environmental, socio-economic and governance aspects in relation to the deep-sea.