Download the "Scientific Consensus Statement on Marine Reserves and Marine Protected Areas" in PDF Format (500KB).

Download the "Scientific Consensus Statement on Marine Reserves and Marine Protected Areas" in MS Word Format (833KB).

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Link to COMPASS Web site with additional information regarding the announcements on Marine Reserves at the 2001 annual AAAS Meeting