Eduard Niesten (Conservation International)Heidi Gjertsen (Conservation International)
Giselle Samonte (Conservation International)Leah Bunce Karrer (Conservation International)
Science communication team
Tim Carruthers and Jane Hawkey (University o Maryland Center or Environmental Science)
This publication is funded by
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. Science andKnowledge Division, Conservation International,Arlington, Virginia, USA.The authors thank Conservation International’s Marine Management Area Science Program or unding and guidance,the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and National Fish and Wildlie Foundation or fnancial support, andthe project Advisory Committee or input on the study design. The authors also acknowledge the tremendousconservation eorts o the projects eatured in this research. We thank the ollowing groups or providing inormationand assistance with site visits: Ejido Luis Echeverria, WildCoast, Pronatura, International Community Foundation,Natural Resources Deense Council, The Nature Conservancy, Morro Bay Commercial Fishermen’s Organization,Alto Golo Sustentable, INE, University o Caliornia-Santa Barbara, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, PacifcFishery Management Council, NOAA Coral Ree Conservation Program, US Virgin Islands Department o Planningand Natural Resources, Sea Sense, CI-Ecuador, Nazca, Toledo Institute or Development and Environment, St.Thomas Fishermen’s Association, Misool Eco Resort, CI-Indonesia, Seacology, Tetepare Descendants’ Association,Western Solomons Conservation Program, Roviana Conservation Foundation, Community ConservationNetwork, Helen Ree Resource Management Project, Palau Conservation Society, Micronesia Conservation Trust,Conservation Society o Pohnpei, Marine and Environmental Research Institute o Pohnpei, Integrated MarineManagement Ltd, Marine and Coastal Resource Conservation Foundation (Bar Ree), WWF, and the communitiesand governments o all sites. We acknowledge background reports and inormation provided by the ollowingindividuals: Dave Forman, Aaron Bruner, Geo Shester, Patrick Saki Fong, Shona Paterson, Stuart Sandin, GabrielHendel, Sheela Saneidejad, Siri Hakala, and Celet Armedilla-Pontillas.For more inormation:Giselle Samontegsamontetan@conservation.org1-703-341-2400Conservation InternationalScience and Knowledge Division2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 500Arlington, VA 22202 USAwww.science2action.orgwww.conservation.org/mmas
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