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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Science, Policy Advocacy, and Marine Protected Areas
(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, ...