[t]his publication presents proposals from a management workshop on conservation and management measures applicable to high seas areas in the Southern Indian Ocean regarding: (i) a biodiversity initiative; (ii) the principles, objectives and process included in the draft road map developed in support of the initiative; (iii) the concept, advantages and potential members of the alliance proposed to further develop the Initiative; and (iv) the collaborative arrangement needed to formalize the alliance, and the key elements of the adaptive and collaborative management plan that the alliance will adopt and implement.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
IUCN Report Released: An Ecosystem Approach to Management of Seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean: Volume 4
Recently, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), "the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization," released its, An Ecosystem Approach to Management of Seamounts in the Southern Indian Ocean: A Road Map Towards Sustainable Use and Conservation of Biodiversity in the Southern Indian Ocean Volume 4 (2013). The 40-page publication is available here, as a downloadable pdf. According to the abstract,