This guide includes three sections, aiming to assists countries and communities to take steps towards making marine and coastal ecosystem-based management operational - from strategic planning to on-site implementation. Worldwide case studies provide an impression on the ecosystem services, human activities impacts, adaptating to Climate Change and other potential disasters.
Section 1: Making the case for EBM - Why and how is change necessary?
Section 2: Examining the core elements of EBM
Section 3: Moving towards EBM (Visioning - Planning - Implementation)