Investigating Tourism at Hanifaru Bay Marine Protected Area, Maldives


Whilst the MPA designation of Hanifaru (Maldives) provides an excellent foundation for ongoing management, this study emphasises the urgent need for relevant regulations and onsite enforcement to be implemented in order to ensure the future of the site. Despite its legal status, there is no onsite government presence to monitor the intensity of site use or to enforce regulations in place. 

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Author(s)Katie Brooks
Published Date2010
PublisherUniversity of York - Environment Department
CMS InstrumentSharks