Document Type : Original Article
European University of Rome, University of Warsaw.
Nowadays The co-production is the management method that relies on consumer responsibility for the service, becoming the recipient of the service and not its beneficiary. Decline of co-production in marine protected areas is to give a different interpretation to the already tested public-private partnership, as it becomes the new form of investment in the territory with the involvement of public actors, but also the local community and above all professional and trade associations. The contribution will therefore analyze the co-production as a management tool applied to marine protected areas will be identified and the consequences and possible strategies in an attempt to combine the protection of the environment to tourism development.