Wider Caribbean Region - A Pivotal Time to Strengthen Regional Instruments For Biodiversity Conservation - CLME+ HUB

Wider Caribbean Region – A Pivotal Time to Strengthen Regional Instruments For Biodiversity Conservation

The countries of the Wider Caribbean Region (WCR) are linked economically by their transboundary living marine resources. Th e region is facing a continued decline of these resources. Science is improving our understanding of the human contributions to this decline, but national policies and programmes have not kept pace with this understanding. Th e Caribbean Regional Seas Programme and its Cartagena Convention and Protocols provide the regional legal framework for protection and sustainable management of the WCR’s living marine and coastal resources.

Year: 2008
Author: Lausche, B.
Keywords: biodiversity, marine habitats
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