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(How) can marine protected areas deliver both conservation and socio-economic benefits?
Daniela Russi, Institute for European Environmental Policy Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are key conservation tools to protect ecosystems, habitats and species. However, they may face local opposition due to concerns about possible negative economic impacts on, for instance, local fishermen and tourist operators. Demonstrating examples of and ways in which MPAs may support and even generate