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Toward Integrated Resource Management: Lessons About the Ecosystem Approach from the Laurentian Great Lakes

Toward Integrated Resource Management: Lessons About the Ecosystem Approach from the Laurentian Great Lakes

Environmental Management 21(2): 173-183

ISSN/ISBN: 0364-152X

PMID: 9008068

DOI: 10.1007/s002679900016

/ The ecosystem approach is an innovative tool for integratedresource management. Its goal is to restore, enhance, and protect ecosystemintegrity through a holistic and integrated mode of planning. Under thisapproach, the ecosystem itself becomes the unit of analysis and organizingprinciple for environmental management. Utilizing the ecosystem approachchallenges the prevailing structure and function of contemporary resourcemanagement agencies. This paper explores a number of important policy andmanagement issues in the context of a ten-year initiative to remediate theLaurentian Great Lakes using the ecosystem approach. The lessons gleaned fromthe Great Lakes experience are relevant to other areas in North America andabroad where resource management responsibilities are held by multiple andsometimes overlapping jurisdictions.KEY WORDS: Integrated resource management; Ecosystem approach; Watershedmanagement; Great Lakes

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