Ecoregional Conservation Planning for the Mesoamerican Caribbean Reef

Kramer, Philip A. and Kramer, Patricia R. (2002) Ecoregional Conservation Planning for the Mesoamerican Caribbean Reef. Technical Report.

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    Abstract

    The Mesoamerican Caribbean Ecoregion (MACR) extends over 1,000 km along the coastlines of Yucatán Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras, and supports the second longest barrier reef in the world, a diverse array of fauna and flora, and numerous rich nursery/feeding grounds. To help guide conservation efforts toward preserving the integrity of this unique ecoregion, WWF initiated Ecoregional Conservation Planning (EC) by supporting the development of a MACR Biodiversity Database and sponsoring an Ecoregional Conservation Planning Workshop in Cancun in April 2000. A preliminary goal of the EC process is to identify a network of conservation priority sites that will represent the region’s biodiversity, while contributing to the maintenance and resilience of ecological processes. This report aims to provide a greater understanding of the region’s biodiversity and present the results and recommendations of the EC workshop.

    Item Type: Technical Reports (Technical Report)
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    Publisher: World Wildlife Fund
    Keywords: mesoamerican, reef, wwf, coral reef, marine protected area, MACR,
    Subjects: (C) Ecosystems > (CB) Marine > (CBA) Coral Reefs
    Publication Sources: (3) Other Source > (3B) NGOs
    Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2010 10:39
    Last Modified: 20 Jan 2011 14:50
    URI: http://eprints.uberibz.org/id/eprint/19

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