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Marine and Fisheries Policies in Latin America: A Comparison of Selected Countries

Marine and Fisheries Policies in Latin America: A Comparison of Selected Countries

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Manuel Ruiz Muller, Rodrigo Oyanedel, Bruno Monteferri
October 15, 2019

This book reviews the frameworks and implementation of marine, fishery and coastal laws and policies in Chile, Mexico and Peru. Chile, Mexico and Peru share biodiverse coastal and marine environments which are being affected by unregulated and informal developments, and thus share similar...

Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources: Causes, Governance and Prevention

Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources: Causes, Governance and Prevention

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Karen A. Alexander
July 29, 2019

This book explores the types of conflicts that occur over marine and coastal resources, the underlying causes, and attempts to prevent them. Despite the emergence of various marine and coastal governance approaches to address the effects of human activities within the marine environment, conflict...

Marine Policy: An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans

Marine Policy: An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

Mark Zacharias, Jeff Ardron
July 10, 2019

This textbook provides readers with a foundation in policy development and analysis, describing how policy, including legal mechanisms, are applied to the marine environment. It presents a systematic treatment of all aspects of marine policy, including climate change, energy, environmental...

Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economy: An Integrated Approach to Managing Coastal and Marine Space

Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economy: An Integrated Approach to Managing Coastal and Marine Space

1st Edition

Peter B. Myles
April 15, 2019

Over the last decade the concept of clustering has become a central idea for analyzing the competitiveness of nations, industries and firms. This book shows how the cluster concept can be usefully applied to the study of maritime activities.  Such activities, including shipping,...

Marine Extremes: Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy

Marine Extremes: Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy

1st Edition

Erika Techera, Gundula Winter
January 16, 2019

Marine extremes, as they are conceived of in this volume, encompass environments, activities, events and impacts. Extreme environments found in and around our oceans, including the deep sea and seabed as well as the frozen polar regions, are being seriously affected by both extreme behaviours (...

Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

1st Edition

Bruce Prideaux, Anja Pabel
September 17, 2018

Coral reefs are an important tourism resource for many coastal and island destinations and generate a range of benefits to their local communities, including as a food source, income from tourism, employment and recreational opportunities. However, coral reefs are under increasing threat from...

Management Science in Fisheries: An introduction to simulation-based methods

Management Science in Fisheries: An introduction to simulation-based methods

1st Edition

Charles T.T. Edwards, Dorothy J. Dankel
July 31, 2018

A key goal of fisheries management is to regulate extractive pressure on a resource so as to ensure social, economic and ecological sustainability. This text provides an accessible entry point for students and professionals to management science as developed in fisheries, in order to facilitate...

Marine Transboundary Conservation and Protected Areas

Marine Transboundary Conservation and Protected Areas

1st Edition

Peter Mackelworth
June 08, 2018

The marine environment does not naturally respect arbitrary international boundaries. The establishment and management of transboundary marine protected areas therefore presents major governance challenges. This book analyses a series of marine transboundary conservation initiatives embedded in...

Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning

Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning

1st Edition

Katherine L. Yates, Corey J. A. Bradshaw
March 20, 2018

The generation of offshore energy is a rapidly growing sector, competing for space in an already busy seascape. This book brings together the ecological, economic, and social implications of the spatial conflict this growth entails. Covering all energy-generation types (wind, wave, tidal, oil, and...

Ocean Energy: Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies

Ocean Energy: Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies

1st Edition

Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson
December 18, 2017

Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. ...

Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation

Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation

1st Edition

John A. Cigliano, Heidi L. Ballard
November 01, 2017

In recent years, citizen science has emerged as a powerful new concept to enable the general public, students, and volunteers to become involved in scientific research. A prime example is in biodiversity conservation, where data collection and monitoring can be greatly enhanced through citizen...

Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law

Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law

1st Edition

Daud Hassan, Tuomas Kuokkanen, Niko Soininen
October 12, 2017

Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) is an integrated and comprehensive approach to ocean governance and is used to establish a rational use of marine space and reconcile conflicting interests of its users. MSP allows both a high level of environmental protection and a wide range of human activities...

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