Letter to the Editor: Be Honest with Communities about MPAs

Dear MPA News, I am writing in response to the article on MPA communications in your May 2009 issue. One success factor for MPAs is the management of local community expectations. It is essential that we are honest with communities and local stakeholders about what an...

Notes & News

Enormous no-take areas in Western Pacific set to take effect January 2010 In May, government ministers of Western Pacific island nations agreed to add two more areas to a system of high seas fishing closures already set to take effect in January 2010. The entire...