A Rapid Marine Biodiversity Assessment of Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea

A Rapid Marine Biodiversity Assessment of Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea

By: Jeff P. Kinch (editor), Sheila A. McKenna (editor), Gerald R. Allen (editor)Paperback

1 - 2 weeks availability

£14.70 RRP £15.00  You save £0.30 (2%) & FREE Saver Delivery on orders over £25

Description

Based on Conservation International's successful terrestrial biological survey approach, the Marine Rapid Assessment Program's goal is to rapidly generate and disseminate information on coastal and near-shore shallow-water marine biodiversity. Its surveys yield appropriate and realistic recommendations for conservation and have, at times, resulted in the finding of new species. This marine assessment surveys the coral reefs of Papua New Guinea's Milne Bay Province, which plays an integral role in sustaining coastal communities and represents an important component of the nation's rich natural heritage. Until recently, this environment was under minimal stress, threatened only by a small human population. Now, however, there are increasing signs of habitat degradation due to land-based activities and over-harvesting of sedentary marine resources. Milne Bay Province contains some of the best examples of undisturbed coral reefs in the entire Coral Triangle region, making it vitally important for both government agencies and communities to respond to these threats."

Create a review

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/07/2003
  • ISBN13: 9781881173687
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 2000
  • Number Of Pages: 172
  • ID: 9781881173687
  • weight: 500
  • ISBN10: 1881173682

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close