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is the biodiversityassessment and policy implemen-tation arm of the United NationsEnvironment Programme (UNEP), theworld’s foremost intergovernmentalenvironmental organization. UNEP-WCMC aims to help decision makersrecognize the value of biodiversity topeople everywhere, and to apply thisknowledge to all that they do. TheCentre’s challenge is to transformcomplex data into policy-relevantinformation, to build tools and sys-tems for analysis and integration, andto support the needs of nations andthe international community as theyengage in joint programmes of action.UNEP-WCMC provides objective,scientifically rigorous products andservices that include ecosystemassessments, support for implemen-tation of environmental agreements,regional and global biodiversityinformation, research on environ-mental threats and impacts, anddevelopment of future scenarios forthe living world.
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Front cover and title page, left to right
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Francesca Benzoni: p 28; EranBrokovich: p 16 (right); CSIRO: p 39(both); Alasdair Edwards: pp 6, 36, 43(both);Cédric Genevois: pp 11, 25 (left),30, 38, 50; Edmund Green: pp 8 (lower),25 (right), 46, 48, 53 (left), 55; OveHoegh-Guldberg: pp 9 (both), 37, 45, 55;Ofri Johan: pp 24, 34, 56 (right); MarcKochzius: pp 7 (lower right ), 16 (left),17, 18, 21 (left), 33, 47 (right), 56 (left);Ed McManus: p 26; George Mitcheson/National Geographic Society: p 41;Project Seahorse: pp 10 (A. Vincent),21 (A. Vincent), 35 (D. McCorry), 52(A. Vincent); Peter Scott: pp 7 (uppertwo and lower left), 8 (top), 12, 13, 14(both), 47 (left), 53 (right), 57, 58; ColetteWabnitz: pp 15, 40; Zoological Survey ofIndia, Chennai: p 29.
This report would not have beenpossible without the participation ofmany colleagues from the MarineAquarium Council, particularlyAquilino A. Alvarez, Paul Holthus andPeter Scott, and all trading companieswho made data available to us forinclusion into GMAD. The kindassistance of Akbar, John Brandt,John Caldwell, Lucy Conway, EmilyCorcoran, Keith Davenport, JohnDawes, MM Faugère et Gavand, CédricGenevois, Thomas Jung, Peter Karn,Firoze Nathani, Manfred Menzel,Davide di Mohtarami, Edward Molou,Wolfgang Mueller, James O’Carroll,Jan Olsen, Gayatri Reksodihardjo-Lilley, Martin Selch, ClaudeSchuhmacher, Craig Shuman, DerekThomson, Caroline Raymakers, PaulWest, and Miriam and Danny Winkelsis also very much appreciated.The authors would like to thank HelenCorrigan for her help with the analysesof CITES data, and Sarah Ferriss forassisting in assembling informationand analysing Annex D and GMAD dataon
spp. We are gratefulto Neville Ash for reviewing and editingearlier versions of the manuscript.Thanks also for additionalcomments to Katharina Fabricius,Daphné Fautin, Bert Hoeksema, CarolineRaymakers and Charles Veron; forproviding reprints, to Alan Friedlander,Julie Hawkins, Sherry Larkin and TomOgawa; and for providing the picture onp41, to Yvonne Sadovy.We are grateful to Marie-AnnickMoreau and Kristin Lunn forinformation on Banggai cardinalfishand to Craig Shuman for informationon the sea anemone fishery in thePhilippines.
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