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He also talked about his experiences from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia and how he used them in the work in international contexts such as the Coral Triangle Initiative and WWF Global Marine Program.
About John Tanzer
John Tanzer has high level experience in both fisheries and marine protected area management and policy, a combination that provides a useful basis for working on more integrated approaches to marine conservation.
In 1998 he was appointed as Executive Director of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA). In this position he was responsible for the oversight of the spatial rezoning of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. This initiative has been widely acknowledged domestically and internationally as the most comprehensive and successful example of large marine ecosystem based conservation ever devised, politically supported and implemented.
Research news | 2017-08-19
Social innovation initiatives must be fit for the challenges of the Anthropocene
Research news | 2017-08-18
Collaborative governance not always fit for solving environmental problems, according to new review article in Science
Research news | 2017-08-14
Free online conference, Ecology and civilization , for young scholars happening from 14-18 August 2017. Stockholm Resilience Centre will host a session on 15 August at 16:30 (UTC)
Research news | 2017-08-08
Centre scientists and CEO’s of world largest seafood companies form coalition to turn seafood industry more sustainable. New PNAS study highlights the importance and process of science-business partnerships
Research news | 2017-08-03
New study looks at ecological compensation, a novel legal and policy instrument, and how Sweden is using it to balance development and conservation of important biological and social areas
General news | 2017-07-20
Initiative is the first time that companies from Asia, Europe and the US have come together with the aim to end unsustainable practices