Increasing effective decision-making for coastal marine ecosystems

7 Sep 2017
Seagrass and adjacent land in Palau (Photo by Mark Priest)

Marine restoration, rather than protection, might be the most cost-effective solution for coastal marine ecosystems suffering from human activities, a new study has found.

The University of Queensland and the Australian Research Council Centre for Excellence in Environmental Decisions study examined how to best benefit coastal marine ecosystems on limited conservation budgets, to help managers better understand the trade-offs.

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