Environmental Law

Module 10: MPAs: Special Features

View of North Sea from Sylt Island, the Northernmost point in Germany Photo: © IUCN Photo Library / Karen Hoyer
Discussion of special considerations applicable to the establishment and management of marine protected areas. Covers marine features requiring special attention, marine connectivity conservation and relevant international and regional law.

Module 10: Course Outline

Guide to content and structure of the module, including suggestions for the instructor on how to prepare and use the materials, additional resources and assessment questions.

Module 10: Seminar Presentation

Presentation introducing special aspects of marine and coastal protected areas, including slides and detailed notes for the educator.

Exercise 10.1: Exploring the Special Features of and Management Challenges Associated with the Marine Environment (Instructions)

Small group exercise, designed to build awareness of the special characteristics of and threats to the marine environment and the management challenges posed.

Exercise 10.1: Exploring the Special Features of and Management Challenges Associated with the Marine Environment (Presentation)

Small group exercise, designed to build awareness of the special characteristics of and threats to the marine environment and the management challenges posed.

Exercise 10.2: Analysing and Comparing Protocols for Marine Protected Areas under Regional Seas Conventions (Instructions)

Small group exercise designed to encourage learners to read and analyse international treaties and associated guidance related to marine protected areas.

Exercise 10.2: Analysing and Comparing Protocols for Marine Protected Areas under Regional Seas Conventions (Presentation)

Small group exercise designed to to encourage learners to read and analyse international treaties and associated guidance related to marine protected areas.

Modules 10-11: VIDEO - Marine Protected Areas

Short video discussing special considerations applicable to marine protected areas and legal issues that require special attention.

 

VIDEO: Perspectives on Law and Marine Protected Areas

Interviews and case studies relating to law and marine protected areas (MPAs).

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