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Conference Proceedings
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Clayton, Anthony; Haley, Michael
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Institute for Sustainable Development
Paper/Section Title
Management of Jamaica's Coral Reefs
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Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Institute of Jamaica
Date of Publication
2004
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Volume ID
28
Location in Work
15-23 
Extent of Work
88
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Abstract
Jamaica offers a paradigm of the pattern and reasons for failure in marine environmental policies in the developing nations. Jamaica is a good exemplar, because the country has some of the worst cases in the world of some of the factors known to cause marine environmental degradation, particularly overfishing. There have been a number of significant Jamaican governmental and agency initiatives, and a proliferation of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) concerned with the marine environment, but the situation has continued to deteriorate. Jamaica's coral reefs have degraded over the last three decades from a pristine, high-diversity coral-dominated environment, to a low-diversity algae-dominated environment (ranging from damaged to dead reef).....
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