From the Editor: Big Changes at MEAM

Dear MEAM Subscribers, There are several big changes happening at MEAM this month. First and foremost, MEAM is becoming what we informally refer to as ‘eMEAM’: an all-electronic newsletter that will be published monthly and feature even more applied,...

Planning Canada’s Pacific Coast: What Made it Work

In April 2015, the Marine Planning Partnership for the North Pacific Coast (MaPP) released plans for over 100,000 km2 of the coastal waters of the Canadian province of British Columbia — making it the largest area in North America covered by ocean plans. The...

Notes & News: Handbook analyzes EBM policies – European offshore wind power growing rapidly – Construction starts on first US wind farm – MSP process launched in Malaysian biodiversity hotspot – Principles help managers avoid dramatic ecosystem shifts

Handbook analyzes ocean EBM policies from around the world The “Routledge Handbook of National and Regional Ocean Policies” presents in-depth analyses of the ocean policies of 15 developed and developing nations and 4 regions of the world that have taken...