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- Ye, Guanqiong; Liu, Jie; Chou, Loke M.; Chee, Jacob; Zang, Chuxin
- Coastal Management 2017 v.45 no.3 pp. 219-232
- coasts; conservation areas; coral reefs; ecosystems; guidelines; models; monitoring; tourism; China
- ... Overexploitation of reef resources and increasing coastal tourism have severely damaged the health of coral reef ecosystems around Hainan Island, South China. Only some reef sites are protected, and the effectiveness of the marine protected areas (MPA) appears inadequate. Networks of MPAs have been widely proposed as a more effective tool for reef conservation. However, little is known about the o ...