Inspired by an urgent need to address the sharp decline in ocean wildlife, the disturbing increase in ocean pollution and the neglect of policies and resources to solve these problems, a team of international ocean scientists, economists, lawyers and representatives from governments, corporations and the media gathered in Los Cabos, Mexico in May/June 2003 to build a global action plan for ocean conservation. This book is the result. It can be ordered from Island Press.


1st May 2003

Source: WWF

This paper describes in detail the concept of Ecosystem-Based Management in marine capture fisheries. It is designed to identify the main issues and propose policies and implementation guidance to help resolve those issues. The following map oft he section contents may help readers to quickly identify areas that refer to specific matters of interest.

Available in English.


Deep-Sea Fishing, High Seas


1st June 2002