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Guidelines for applying the IUCN protected area management categories to marine protected areas

IUCN
2019
Management
Global
English
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The second edition of this IUCN report provides guidelines on how to implement the protected area management categories to Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). The main purpose of this report is to offer supplementary guidelines to increase the accuracy and consistency of assignment and reporting of the IUCN categories applied to MPAs and therewith contributing to the goal 'developing capacity for a protected planet'.