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Practical application of scientific criteria for selection of marine protected areas.
Keith Hiscock, Emma Jackson & Olivia Langmead Biodiversity and Conservation Science Programme, Marine Biological Association, UK For the World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Valencia, 11-15 November 2008

The role of marine protected areas for biodiversity conservation and for science.
Presentation given by Keith Hiscock at the 39th Congress of the Italian Society of Marine Biologists, Cesenatico, 9-13 June 2008.

Presentations given at the Marine Protected Areas workshop in Liverpool from October 27th-29th, 2008.
A list of downloadable workshop presentations, which may also be found in our References section.

Reefs out of Plymouth ('Prawle Point to Plymouth & Eddystone'): Special features and conservation needs.
Presentation given by Keith Hiscock to support the announcement of a reef dSAC. Originally presented in April 2009, then updated in July 2009 following the announcement.

Seagrass and climate change: implications for management.
By Dr. Emma Jackson (Marine Institute, University of Plymouth). Presented at 'A Changing Climate for Maritime Biodiversity: linking science to practice', on Thursday 5th November 2009, Met Office, Exeter. The aims of the conference and talk were to share knowledge and increase understanding of the likely impacts of climate change on marine, coastal and estuarine ecosystems in the South West and to provide practitioners with ideas for delivering adaptation responses through showcasing examples of good practice.

Other relevant presentations

Natural England 'Sea Change' Conference presentations.

Sylvia Earle TED talk: 'Wish to protect our oceans'.