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Charted Waters? Tracking the Production of Conservation Territories on the High Seas
(International Social Science Journal, 2018)
From bleached reefs to declining fish stocks and plastic garbage patches, recent research and news headlines suggest that the oceans are in a state of crisis. The crisis is often explained using the “overuse narrative” of ...
Everyone's Solution? Defining and Redefining Protected Areas at the Convention on Biological Diversity
(Conservation and Society, 2014)
For decades, conservationists have remained steadfastly committed to protected areas (PAs) as the best means to conserve biodiversity. Using Collaborative Event Ethnography of the 10th meeting of the Conference of the ...
“As Far as Possible and as Appropriate”: Implementing the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
(Conservation Letters, 2016)
Past shortfalls to meet global biodiversity targets have simultaneously prompted questions about the relevance of global environmental conventions, and sparked renewed ambition, for example, in the form of the Aichi ...
Area Expansion Versus Effective and Equitable Management in International Marine Protected Areas Goals and Targets
(Marine Policy, 2019)
This paper draws on the published literature on marine protected areas (MPAs) and marine protected areas targets to argue that the MPA target (14.5) will dominate in the pursuit, measurement, and evaluation of the much ...
Sea Change: Exploring the International Effort to Promote Marine Protected Areas
(Conservation and Society, 2010)
Citing multiple threats to marine biodiversity and resources, the international marine conservation community is promoting greater adoption of marine protected areas (MPAs). Like terrestrial protected areas, MPAs are ...
Toward a Social Science Research Agenda for Large Marine Protected Areas
(Conservation Letters, 2015)
Large marine protected areas (LMPAs) are a high-profile trend in global marine conservation. Although the social sciences have become well integrated into marine protected area research and practice, human dimensions ...