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Scientific Papers

  • McCook, L. J., et al. "Adaptive management of the Great Barrier Reef: A globally significant demonstration of benefits of networks of marine reserves." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (February 22, 2010).
  • Selig, E. R. , and J. F. Bruno. "A global analysis of the effectiveness of marine protected areas in preventing coral loss." PLoS ONE (February 17, 2010).


  • The World, 2004 (Blue Marble: Next Generation; satellite: NASA Terra/Aqua, sensor: MODIS)
  • Fish market in Nouadhibou, Mauritania (Marco CarĂ©, Marine Photobank)
  • Live and dead coral (Wolcott Henry, Marine Photobank)
  • Global marine protected areas (World Database of Protected Areas 2009)
  • Great Barrier Reef Zoning Plan boundaries, 2003 (Commonwealth of Australia [Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority] 2010)