Introduction to Marine Conservation Biology (Lessons in Conservation, v. I, pp. 5-43)
New York, NY : Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History
This document is specifically about those aspects of marine biology that are used in marine conservation. It is not intended to be a complete primer on marine conservation, which incorporates other sciences (most notably the social sciences) as well as traditional knowledge. To learn more about other aspects of marine conservation, please refer to the following marine modules: Marine Conservation Policy, Marine Protected Areas and MPA Networks, and International Treaties for Marine Conservation and Management, all of which complement this module.