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Locally-Managed Marine Areas: A guide for practitioners. The Locally-Managed Marine Area Network

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This document presents step-by-step guidelines to help coastal communities and their conservation partners design, implement, and manage locally managed marine areas (LMMAs) It also provides simple community organizing activities and ‘tools’ that are used to facilitate and guide communities, local leaders, and their conservation partners through the process of creating and managing an LMMA.