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Title: QSIA/GBRMPA climate change and fisheries partnership
Authors: Queensland Seafood Industry Association
Corporate author: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Year of publication: 2009
Year: 2009
Publisher: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Place of publication: Townsville
Type of document: Brochure
Abstract: Background The Great Barrier Reef is a multiple-use area and a range of industries and communities rely on a healthy ecosystem. Coral reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef, are highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change, resulting in far-reaching implications for the industries and communities that depend on them. Commercial fishers have a long association with the Great Barrier Reef, providing quality seafood and important social and economic benefits to the region. Fishers acknowledge their role as stewards of a natural asset of national and international significance, and are committed to working with the GBRMPA to build the resilience of the Great Barrier Reef to climate change
Connection to GBRMPA: GBRMPA published this item
Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia. This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without the prior written permission of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
Subjects: Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)-Climate
Climatic changes
Commercial fisheries
Ecosystem stability
Commercial fisheries
Climate change
Effects on the Reef
People and actions
Managing Multiple Use
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