MPA News and the EBM Tools Network co-hosted a live Web-based seminar on 17 November 2009 to explore marine spatial planning. Speakers included:
- Charles (Bud) Ehler, President of Ocean Visions and is a consultant to UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission as well as the Man the Biosphere Programme
- Fanny Douvere, Coordinator of the Marine Programme of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre
They are co-authors of the new guidebook "Marine Spatial Planning: A Step-by-Step Approach toward Ecosystem-Based Management".