A manuscript submitted by Erick (former master student) and Parastoo (D2 student) was accepted in Ocean and Coastal Management, Elsevier. Highlights of the paper are: Developed a new methodology to evaluate Marine Protected Areas (MPAs); there is a significant gap in the perception of the health of coral reefs and their real state in El Nido MPA; the use of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) can be useful to measure the efficiency of MPAs. Congratulations Erick and Parastoo!
Avelino, J. E., Sasaki, J., Esteban, M., Salah, P., Jamero, M. L. and Valenzuela, V. P. Sustainability evaluation of marine protected areas index (SEMPAI): A multi-criteria decision-making method to determine the effectiveness of the El Nido-Taytay Managed Resource Protected Area, Ocean and Coastal Management, 181, 104891, 2019. DOI
This paper is open access until October 31, 2019, through this link.