Preferences for marine protection in Okinawa: a comparison of management options and two groups of beneficiaries
Sahan Dissanayake (),
Yoko Fujita and
Paulo Nunes ()
Chapter 8 in Handbook on the Economics and Management of Sustainable Oceans, 2017, pp 174-198 from Edward Elgar Publishing
The trans-disciplinary thematic areas of oceans management and policy require stocktaking of the state of knowledge on ecosystem services being derived from coastal and marine areas. Recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) especially Goals 14 and 15 explicitly focus on this. This Handbook brings together a carefully chosen set of world-class contributions from ecology, economics, and other development science and attempts to provide policy relevant scientific information on ecosystem services from marine and coastal ecosystems, nuances of economic valuation, relevant legal and sociological response policies for effective management of marine areas for enhanced human well being. The contributors focus on the possible nexus of science-society and science-policy with the objective of informing on decision makers of the governmental agencies, business and industry and civil society in general with respect to sustainable management of Oceans.
Keywords: Economics and Finance; Environment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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