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  • Blue Economy and Competing Discourses in International Oceans Governance 

    Jennifer J. Silver; Noella J. Gray; Lisa M. Campbell; Luke W. Fairbanks; Rebecca L. Gruby (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), ...
  • Boundary Objects and Global Consensus: Scalar Narratives of Marine Conservation in the Convention on Biological Diversity 

    Noella J. Gray; Rebecca L. Gruby; Lisa M. Campbell (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 ...
  • Charted Waters? Tracking the Production of Conservation Territories on the High Seas 

    Noella J. Gray (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 ...
  • Oceans at Rio+20 

    Lisa M. Campbell; Noella J. Gray; Luke W. Fairbanks; Jennifer J. Silver; Rebecca L. Gruby (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 ...
  • Scalar Politics and the Region: Strategies for Transcending Pacific Island Smallness on a Global Environmental Governance Stage 

    Rebecca L. Gruby; Lisa M. Campbell (Environment and Planning A, 2013)
    This paper examines the process through which a region was enacted and politically mobilized at the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP10) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). We draw on concepts ...
  • Science, Policy Advocacy, and Marine Protected Areas 

    Noella J. Gray; Lisa M. Campbell (Conservation Biology, 2008)
    Much has been written in recent years regarding whether and to what extent scientists should engage in the policy process, and the focus has been primarily on the issue of advocacy. Despite extensive theoretical discussions, ...
  • Sea Change: Exploring the International Effort to Promote Marine Protected Areas 

    Noella J. Gray (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 

    Rebecca L. Gruby; Noella J. Gray; Lisa M. Campbell; Leslie Acton (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 ...