Marine Planning
Practical Approaches to Ocean and Coastal Decision-Making

Marine Planning Stories

Stories can communicate messages which cannot always be conveyed through other means. These digital stories told from the perspective of marine planning practitioners. They offer insights into MSP, its purpose, its scientists, its challenges, and its vision for the future. The stories presented here were developed at a workshop hosted by The Nature Conservancy and facilitated by the Center for Digital Storytelling.

Caribbean   Fisheries

I Spy by Ruth Blyther

The Mahi-Mahi: Reading a Community through Maps by Shawn Margles

The Whale by Steve Schill

The Queen Conch Renaissance by Marc Williams

South America   Energy, Marine Protected Areas

My Life by Captain Francisco Arias

Development by Design for a Better Future by Juan Carlos Gonzalez

United States   Coastal Hazards

ocean's silver lining by Zach Ferdana

See Also ...

See the Interactive Decision Support section for more information and case studies related to specific interactive decision support systems. Read more...

St. Kitts and Nevis   Marine Zoning

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Image credits top to bottom: Steven R. Schill; Leo Reynolds; NASA; John Wollwerth; Peter Taylor
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