CMPA Technical Report Series No.12. Community-supported management and conservation strategies for seagrass beds in Palk Bay

The document attempts to value both the economic benefits of ecosystem services rendered by seagrass beds in Palk Bay, and the economic losses caused by anthropogenic activities affecting seagrass beds. Community-based strategies are presented to optimise the use of seagrass beds, whilst ensuring an equitable sharing of the identified benefits provided by this ecosystem