Marine Affairs


Management, through policies and laws, govern human uses and impacts on marine ecosystems. These strategies can be used for conservation, to protect and preserve ocean ecosystems. However, management decisions typically weigh societal and economic activities with ecosystem needs, and therefore do not necessarily protect ecosystems from decline or promote recovery.

Therefore, evaluating the success of different management strategies is difficult. 

eOceans has reviewed and evaluated various management strategies. By collaborating with renowned researchers and local experts (e.g., dive instructors), and combining various data sources (e.g, fisheries data), we have amplified the power of Citizen Science to answer relevant and timely questions. 

We have found: