CCRES Tools


Marine Planning

Policy brief: Reduced pathogenic bacteria through seagrass protection


WHAT KIND OF TOOL IS IT?

The tool is a policy brief.

WHAT DOES IT DO?

This policy brief helps policy makers and leaders make informed decisions about managing seagrasses, by demonstrating the value of seagrasses which can reduce bacteria pathogenic to humans and marine life by up to 50 per cent.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

The brief is used as part of the Rebuilding reef fisheries with Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) toolbox, and independently.

WHEN IS IT USED?

The brief is used when policy makers and planners want a simple guide to understanding the benefits of seagrass for supporting human and marine life health.

WHO IS THE TARGET END-USER?

  • Policy makers
  • Government and NGO planners undertaking MSP
  • Researchers studying marine reserve design

IN WHAT FORMAT IS IT AVAILABLE?

The policy brief is presented in a PDF file.


WHAT USER SKILLS ARE REQUIRED?

No specific user skills are required.

WHERE DO YOU ACCESS THE TOOL?

Download the tool using the link at the bottom of this page.

WHAT IS THE COST OF USING THE TOOL?

The tool is available free of charge, under the user agreement and stated terms and conditions (see CCRES Tools Terms and Conditions).

IS TECHNICAL TRAINING OR SUPPORT REQUIRED?

No.


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Mark Marcelino,
Dec 16, 2018, 2:07 AM