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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 ...
Blue Economy and Competing Discourses in International Oceans Governance
(Journal of Environment and Development, 2015)
In this article, we track a relatively new term in global environmental governance: “blue economy.” Analyzing preparatory documentation and data collected at the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (i.e., Rioþ20), ...
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 ...
Boundary Objects and Global Consensus: Scalar Narratives of Marine Conservation in the Convention on Biological Diversity
(Global Environmental Politics, 2014)
The global number of marine protected areas (MPAs) has increased dramatically in recent years, resulting in a ªvefold increase in area covered since 2003.1 Like terrestrial protected areas, MPAs are deªned by the International ...
Oceans at Rio+20
(Conservation Letters, 2013)
In this article, we examine oceans outcomes from the Third United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (or Rio+20) in relation to how ocean problems and solutions were defined and by whom. We highlight the extent ...