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|Biodiversity conservation should focus on no-take Marine Reserves: 94% of Marine Protected Areas allow fishing|In: Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Elsevier Science: Amsterdam. ISSN 0169-5347; e-ISSN 1872-8383, meer
Water bodies > Oceans
ecosystems; sustainability; fisheries; ocean
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- Costello, M.J.
- Ballantine, B.
Conservation needs places where nature is left wild; but only a quarter of coastal countries have no-take Marine Reserves. ‘Marine Protected Areas’ (MPAs) have been used to indicate conservation progress but we found that 94% allow fishing and thus cannot protect all aspects of biodiversity. Biodiversity conservation should focus on Marine Reserves, not MPAs.