HTML _ RS20810 - Marine Protected Areas: An Overview
8-Feb-2001; effrey Zinn, Eugene Buck; 3 p.

Abstract: The Clmton Administration took several actions to increase protection at designated marine sites, referred to as marine reserves or marine protected areas (MPAs). The idea of protecting marine areas has been discussed for many years, but has not been applied extensively in the marine environment. Congress is likely to examine both the recent Clinton Administration actions and the concepts behind MPAs, and consider any Bush administration views, especially as it considers appropriations and reauthorization legislation. This report will be updated as events warrant. [read report]

Topics: Marine, Risk & Reform, Economics & Trade

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