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Lisa Campbell

Rachel Carson Distinguished Professor of Marine Affairs and Policy
Marine Science and Conservation
Duke University Marine Lab, 135 Duke Marine Lab Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516

Selected Publications


(Un)claiming rights, resources, and ocean spaces: Marine genetic resources and area-based management tools in high seas governance negotiations

Journal Article Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space · September 1, 2023 After years of informal efforts, the parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) are negotiating an international legally binding instrument to address governance gaps that have impeded attempts to conserve biodiversity in areas ... Full text Cite

Seafood consumption and the management of shellfish aquaculture

Journal Article Marine Policy · April 1, 2023 As aquaculture has expanded, researchers and governing authorities have increasingly considered the nature and distribution of the environmental, economic, and social impacts of the industry. Much of that consideration, however, has focused primarily on ar ... Full text Cite

Conservation at a crossroads: governing by global targets, innovative financing, and techno-optimism or radical reform?

Journal Article Ecology and Society · April 1, 2023 Biodiversity conservation is at a crossroads. A number of trends are converging with the potential to transform our understanding of nature and how we conserve it. First, conservation policy makers are advocating increasingly ambitious global biodiversity ... Full text Cite

How academic podcasting can change academia and its relationship with society: A conversation and guide

Journal Article Frontiers in Communication · January 1, 2023 In this paper we explore the potential of academic podcasting to effect positive change within academia and between academia and society. Building on the concept of “epistemic living spaces,” we consider how podcasting can change how we evaluate what is le ... Full text Cite

Configuring the field of global marine biodiversity conservation

Journal Article Frontiers in Marine Science · January 1, 2023 Introduction: The article describes and analyzes the emergence of the field of global marine biodiversity conservation over the past fifteen years. We draw on collaborative research at international meetings, which we position as ‘field’ sites, places wher ... Full text Cite

End-of-Life Care for Transgender Older Adults

Journal Article Global Qualitative Nursing Research · January 1, 2023 As the number of transgender older adults increases, the need for respectful and inclusive end-of-life (EOL) care for this population is becoming more apparent. Aging transgender adults often face discrimination, inadequate access to care, and poor quality ... Full text Cite

Experienced weight stigma, internalized weight bias, and maladaptive eating patterns among heterosexual and sexual minority individuals.

Journal Article Eating and weight disorders : EWD · December 2022 PurposeThe current study examined experienced weight stigma (EWS), internalized weight bias (IWB), and maladaptive eating patterns (ME) among sexual minority (SM) and heterosexual individuals.MethodsThe sample consisted of cisgender heter ... Full text Cite

Putting stakeholder engagement in its place: how situating public participation in community improves natural resource management outcomes

Journal Article GeoJournal · August 1, 2022 Stakeholders in natural resource management decisions are also multifaceted individuals and members of communities; as such, they bring complex histories, experiences, values, aspirations, and relationships to public participation processes. When these pro ... Full text Cite

Architecture and agency for equity in areas beyond national jurisdiction

Journal Article Earth System Governance · August 1, 2022 The United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (Ocean Decade) bring increased attention to various aspects of ocean governance, including equity. One of the Ocean Decade's identif ... Full text Cite

Architecture, agency and ocean data science initiatives: Data-driven transformation of oceans governance

Journal Article Earth System Governance · April 1, 2022 The oceans are regarded as both relatively under-governed and understudied, especially at the global and regional scales. By mobilizing data with the express goal of improving oceans governance, ocean data science initiatives (ODSIs) are positioned to play ... Full text Cite

New Data Technologies and the Politics of Scale in Environmental Management: Tracking Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Journal Article Annals of the American Association of Geographers · January 1, 2022 Knowledge and scientific practice have largely been backdrops to examinations of scale and rescaling processes, including studies of rescaling environmental management. The growing use of new data technologies in environmental management highlights the nee ... Full text Cite

Equity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

Report · November 11, 2021 The purpose of this report is to inform the EDF-Bezos Earth Fund Blue Carbon Pathways Working Group in its exploration of ‘blue carbon’ as a natural climate solution (NCS) in offshore ocean ecosystems. The report addresses one of the challenges in pursuing ... Open Access Cite

Making sense of firms for ocean governance

Journal Article One Earth · May 21, 2021 Attention to firms in the ocean economy is growing as oceans face rapid ecological change as well as surges in investment and governance efforts under a “blue economy” paradigm. Concepts and methods that can “make sense” of firms and their positioning with ... Full text Cite

Data from: Fishing for food: values and benefits associated with coastal infrastructure

Dataset · March 18, 2021 While there is substantial literature about the socio-cultural characteristics and values associated with recreational and commercial fisheries in the U.S., studies directed at those who ‘fish for food’ - those who depend on consuming their catch to variou ... Full text Cite

Knowledge production for target-based biodiversity governance

Journal Article Biological Conservation. · March 2021 Target-based governance holds the promise of accountability by measuring progress towards objectives set within global environmental agreements. This approach has been widely adopted at multiple scales of governance in conservation and sustainability secto ... Full text Cite

From Blue Economy to Blue Communities: reorienting aquaculture expansion for community wellbeing

Journal Article Marine Policy · February 1, 2021 Efforts to expand the marine aquaculture industry often draw on a discourse of opportunity that highlights untapped potential for economic growth. This discourse also underlies the more general concept of Blue Economy in which oceans are a frontier for eco ... Full text Cite

Policy interactions in large-scale marine protected areas

Journal Article Conservation Letters · January 1, 2021 Large-scale marine protected areas (LSMPAs) have proliferated in recent years, now accounting for most of the world's MPA coverage. However, little is known about LSMPA outcomes and the factors that affect them. Here we argue that policy interactions—the c ... Full text Cite

Fishing for food: Values and benefits associated with coastal infrastructure.

Journal Article PloS one · January 2021 While there is substantial literature about the socio-cultural characteristics and values associated with recreational and commercial fisheries in the U.S., studies directed at those who 'fish for food'-those who depend on consuming their catch to various ... Full text Cite

Performing possibilities for community in small-scale fisheries

Journal Article Maritime Studies · December 1, 2020 Full text Cite

(Un)claiming rights, resources, and ocean spaces: Marine genetic resources and area-based management tools in high seas governance negotiations

Journal Article Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space · September 1, 2023 After years of informal efforts, the parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) are negotiating an international legally binding instrument to address governance gaps that have impeded attempts to conserve biodiversity in areas ... Full text Cite

Seafood consumption and the management of shellfish aquaculture

Journal Article Marine Policy · April 1, 2023 As aquaculture has expanded, researchers and governing authorities have increasingly considered the nature and distribution of the environmental, economic, and social impacts of the industry. Much of that consideration, however, has focused primarily on ar ... Full text Cite

Conservation at a crossroads: governing by global targets, innovative financing, and techno-optimism or radical reform?

Journal Article Ecology and Society · April 1, 2023 Biodiversity conservation is at a crossroads. A number of trends are converging with the potential to transform our understanding of nature and how we conserve it. First, conservation policy makers are advocating increasingly ambitious global biodiversity ... Full text Cite

How academic podcasting can change academia and its relationship with society: A conversation and guide

Journal Article Frontiers in Communication · January 1, 2023 In this paper we explore the potential of academic podcasting to effect positive change within academia and between academia and society. Building on the concept of “epistemic living spaces,” we consider how podcasting can change how we evaluate what is le ... Full text Cite

Configuring the field of global marine biodiversity conservation

Journal Article Frontiers in Marine Science · January 1, 2023 Introduction: The article describes and analyzes the emergence of the field of global marine biodiversity conservation over the past fifteen years. We draw on collaborative research at international meetings, which we position as ‘field’ sites, places wher ... Full text Cite

End-of-Life Care for Transgender Older Adults

Journal Article Global Qualitative Nursing Research · January 1, 2023 As the number of transgender older adults increases, the need for respectful and inclusive end-of-life (EOL) care for this population is becoming more apparent. Aging transgender adults often face discrimination, inadequate access to care, and poor quality ... Full text Cite

Experienced weight stigma, internalized weight bias, and maladaptive eating patterns among heterosexual and sexual minority individuals.

Journal Article Eating and weight disorders : EWD · December 2022 PurposeThe current study examined experienced weight stigma (EWS), internalized weight bias (IWB), and maladaptive eating patterns (ME) among sexual minority (SM) and heterosexual individuals.MethodsThe sample consisted of cisgender heter ... Full text Cite

Putting stakeholder engagement in its place: how situating public participation in community improves natural resource management outcomes

Journal Article GeoJournal · August 1, 2022 Stakeholders in natural resource management decisions are also multifaceted individuals and members of communities; as such, they bring complex histories, experiences, values, aspirations, and relationships to public participation processes. When these pro ... Full text Cite

Architecture and agency for equity in areas beyond national jurisdiction

Journal Article Earth System Governance · August 1, 2022 The United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (Ocean Decade) bring increased attention to various aspects of ocean governance, including equity. One of the Ocean Decade's identif ... Full text Cite

Architecture, agency and ocean data science initiatives: Data-driven transformation of oceans governance

Journal Article Earth System Governance · April 1, 2022 The oceans are regarded as both relatively under-governed and understudied, especially at the global and regional scales. By mobilizing data with the express goal of improving oceans governance, ocean data science initiatives (ODSIs) are positioned to play ... Full text Cite

New Data Technologies and the Politics of Scale in Environmental Management: Tracking Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Journal Article Annals of the American Association of Geographers · January 1, 2022 Knowledge and scientific practice have largely been backdrops to examinations of scale and rescaling processes, including studies of rescaling environmental management. The growing use of new data technologies in environmental management highlights the nee ... Full text Cite

Equity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

Report · November 11, 2021 The purpose of this report is to inform the EDF-Bezos Earth Fund Blue Carbon Pathways Working Group in its exploration of ‘blue carbon’ as a natural climate solution (NCS) in offshore ocean ecosystems. The report addresses one of the challenges in pursuing ... Open Access Cite

Making sense of firms for ocean governance

Journal Article One Earth · May 21, 2021 Attention to firms in the ocean economy is growing as oceans face rapid ecological change as well as surges in investment and governance efforts under a “blue economy” paradigm. Concepts and methods that can “make sense” of firms and their positioning with ... Full text Cite

Data from: Fishing for food: values and benefits associated with coastal infrastructure

Dataset · March 18, 2021 While there is substantial literature about the socio-cultural characteristics and values associated with recreational and commercial fisheries in the U.S., studies directed at those who ‘fish for food’ - those who depend on consuming their catch to variou ... Full text Cite

Knowledge production for target-based biodiversity governance

Journal Article Biological Conservation. · March 2021 Target-based governance holds the promise of accountability by measuring progress towards objectives set within global environmental agreements. This approach has been widely adopted at multiple scales of governance in conservation and sustainability secto ... Full text Cite

From Blue Economy to Blue Communities: reorienting aquaculture expansion for community wellbeing

Journal Article Marine Policy · February 1, 2021 Efforts to expand the marine aquaculture industry often draw on a discourse of opportunity that highlights untapped potential for economic growth. This discourse also underlies the more general concept of Blue Economy in which oceans are a frontier for eco ... Full text Cite

Policy interactions in large-scale marine protected areas

Journal Article Conservation Letters · January 1, 2021 Large-scale marine protected areas (LSMPAs) have proliferated in recent years, now accounting for most of the world's MPA coverage. However, little is known about LSMPA outcomes and the factors that affect them. Here we argue that policy interactions—the c ... Full text Cite

Fishing for food: Values and benefits associated with coastal infrastructure.

Journal Article PloS one · January 2021 While there is substantial literature about the socio-cultural characteristics and values associated with recreational and commercial fisheries in the U.S., studies directed at those who 'fish for food'-those who depend on consuming their catch to various ... Full text Cite

Performing possibilities for community in small-scale fisheries

Journal Article Maritime Studies · December 1, 2020 Full text Cite

The portal is the plan: governing US oceans in regional assemblages

Journal Article Maritime Studies · September 1, 2020 We apply theories of environmental governance, assemblage, and geo-epistemology to critically reflect on ocean planning in federal waters of the USA. US ocean planning was initiated in July 2010 when President Obama issued Executive Order 13547; this set i ... Full text Cite

Data from: Q-Sort Concourse and Data for the Human Dimensions of Large MPAs project

Dataset · August 12, 2020 This document provides data collected using Q-method as part of the Human Dimensions of Large Marine Protected Areas project (visit https://humansandlargempas.com/). We conducted a Q-sort with stakeholders associated with large marine protected areas (or e ... Full text Link to item Cite

Social and ecological outcomes of conservation interventions in tropical coastal marine ecosystems: A systematic map protocol

Journal Article Environmental Evidence · May 13, 2020 Background: Tropical coastal marine ecosystems (TCMEs) are rich in biodiversity and provide many ecosystem services, including carbon storage, shoreline protection, and food. Coastal areas are home to increasing numbers of people and population growth is e ... Full text Cite

Doing Strong Collaborative Fieldwork in Human Geography*

Journal Article Geographical Review · January 2, 2020 Although increasingly common in the academy, collaboration is not yet the norm in human geography. Drawing on insights from ten years of experience with collaborative event ethnography (CEE), we argue that strong approaches to collaborative fieldwork offer ... Full text Cite

Stakeholder perspectives on large-scale marine protected areas.

Journal Article PloS one · January 2020 Large-scale marine protected areas (LSMPAs), MPAs greater than 100,000km2, have proliferated in the past decade. However, the value of LSMPAs as conservation tools is debated, in both global scientific and policy venues as well as in particular sites. To a ... Full text Cite

Rethinking scale in the commons by unsettling old assumptions and asking new scale questions

Journal Article International Journal of the Commons · January 1, 2020 Scale is a powerful concept, a lens that shapes how we perceive problems and solutions in common-pool resource governance. Yet, scale is often treated as a relatively stable and settled concept in commons scholarship. This paper reviews the origins and evo ... Full text Open Access Cite

Science, territory, and the geopolitics of high seas conservation

Chapter · January 1, 2020 Environmental geopolitics are always premised on particular ways of knowing the environment, scientific and otherwise. This chapter considers how scientific modes of observation, measurement, interpretation, and visualization influence the territorializati ... Full text Cite

Remaking oceans governance: Critical perspectives on marine spatial planning

Journal Article Environment and Society: Advances in Research · September 1, 2019 Marine spatial planning (MSP) seeks to integrate traditionally disconnected oceans activities, management arrangements, and practices through a rational and comprehensive governance system. Th is article explores the emerging critical literature on MSP, fo ... Full text Cite

Assembling global conservation governance

Journal Article Geoforum · July 1, 2019 As the configuration of global environmental governance has become more complex over the past fifty years, numerous scholars have underscored the importance of understanding the transnational networks of public, private and nonprofit organizations that com ... Full text Cite

Ocean data portals: Performing a new infrastructure for ocean governance

Journal Article Environment and Planning D: Society and Space · June 1, 2019 We are currently in what might be termed a “third phase” of ocean enclosures around the world. This phase has involved an unprecedented intensity of map-making that supports an emerging regime of ocean governance where resources are geocoded, multiple and ... Full text Cite

Area expansion versus effective and equitable management in international marine protected areas goals and targets

Journal Article Marine Policy · February 1, 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 broader ‘oceans’ Sustainable Developm ... Full text Cite

What is the Sargasso Sea? The problem of fixing space in a fluid ocean

Journal Article Political Geography · January 1, 2019 The political boundaries used to territorialize ocean spaces are often negotiated as largely social relations, with little attention to material aspects. Material aspects of ocean spaces include physical forces, interacting life, and constant transformatio ... Full text Cite

Critical commons scholarship: A typology

Journal Article International Journal of the Commons · January 1, 2019 Common-pool resource theory (CPR theory) emerged to understand the limitations of the tragedy of the commons narrative, and the theory of human behavior underlying it. Over time, diverse critiques of CPR theory have also emerged. Prominent critiques includ ... Full text Cite

Science, scale and the frontier of governing mobile marine species

Journal Article International Social Science Journal · September 1, 2018 Marine turtles have complex life histories and make expansive migrations over their long lifetimes, often through multiple states’ exclusive economic zones and areas beyond national jurisdiction. This complexity makes it difficult to “know” marine turtles ... Full text Cite

Assembling Enclosure: Reading Marine Spatial Planning for Alternatives

Journal Article Annals of the American Association of Geographers · January 2, 2018 Research on enclosure has often examined the phenomenon as a process and outcome of state, neoliberal, and hybrid territorial practices with detrimental impacts for those affected. The proliferation of increasingly complex environmental governance regimes ... Full text Cite

Conceptualizing Social Outcomes of Large Marine Protected Areas

Journal Article Coastal Management · November 2, 2017 There has been an assumption that because many large marine protected areas (LMPAs) are designated in areas with relatively few direct uses, they therefore have few stakeholders and negligible social outcomes. This article challenges this assumption with d ... Full text Cite

Marine resource management and conservation in the Anthropocene

Journal Article Environmental Conservation · November 2, 2017 Full text Open Access Cite

Half-Earth or Whole Earth? Radical ideas for conservation, and their implications

Journal Article ORYX · July 1, 2017 We question whether the increasingly popular, radical idea of turning half the Earth into a network of protected areas is either feasible or just. We argue that this Half-Earth plan would have widespread negative consequences for human populations and woul ... Full text Cite

Stakeholder perspectives on the importance of rare-species research for deep-sea environmental management

Journal Article Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers · July 1, 2017 The apparent prevalence of rare species (rarity) in the deep sea is a concern for environmental management and conservation of biodiversity. Rare species are often considered at risk of extinction and, in terrestrial and shallow water environments, have be ... Full text Cite

Global Oceans Governance: New and Emerging Issues

Journal Article Annual Review of Environment and Resources · October 17, 2016 Increased interest in oceans is leading to new and renewed global governance efforts directed toward ocean issues in areas of food production, biodiversity conservation, industrialization, global environmental change, and pollution. Global oceans governanc ... Full text Cite

The ontological politics of marine spatial planning: Assembling the ocean and shaping the capacities of ‘Community’ and ‘Environment’

Journal Article Geoforum · October 1, 2016 Governance projects to measure and organize socio-natural spaces have often resulted in the marginalization of human communities (e.g., national parks) or in the destruction of environmental resources (e.g., mining). In the United States, new marine spatia ... Full text Cite

Toward a Social Science Research Agenda for Large Marine Protected Areas

Journal Article Conservation Letters · May 1, 2016 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 considerations have not been an early p ... Full text Cite

Are we working towards global research priorities for management and conservation of sea turtles?

Journal Article Endangered Species Research · January 1, 2016 In 2010, an international group of 35 sea turtle researchers refined an initial list of more than 200 research questions into 20 metaquestions that were considered key for management and conservation of sea turtles. These were classified under 5 categories ... Full text Open Access Cite

Feasibility, Patient Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of a Culturally Informed, Health Promotion Program to Improve Glaucoma Medication Adherence Among African Americans: "Glaucoma Management Optimism for African Americans Living with Glaucoma" (GOAL).

Journal Article Current eye research · January 2016 Purpose/aimsTo examine the feasibility, patient acceptability, and preliminary effectiveness of a culturally informed, health promotion program designed to improve glaucoma medication adherence among African American's (AA's) with glaucoma.Mat ... Full text Cite

Wake up Information Literacy Instruction: Ideas for Student Engagement

Journal Article Journal of Library Administration · October 3, 2015 ABSTRACT: In this article, three librarians from Santa Fe College, the community college winner of the 2015 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, share their successful work in information literacy instruction. While the ACRL award is given for over ... Full text Cite

Learning from Ecosystem-Based Management in Practice

Journal Article Coastal Management · September 3, 2015 We explore how marine ecosystem–based management (EBM) is translated from theory to practice at six sites with varying ecological and institutional contexts. Based on these case studies, we report on the goals, strategies, and outcomes of each project and ... Full text Cite

Blue Economy and Competing Discourses in International Oceans Governance

Journal Article Journal of Environment and Development · June 4, 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., Rio + 20), we show how the term entered i ... Full text Cite

Local seafood: Rethinking the direct marketing paradigm

Journal Article Ecology and Society · June 1, 2015 Faced with strict regulations, rising operational costs, depleted stocks, and competition from less expensive foreign imports, many fishers are pursuing new ways to market and sell their catch. Direct marketing arrangements can increase the ex-vessel value ... Full text Cite

Stewardship in tropical small-scale fisheries: Community and national perspectives

Chapter · September 15, 2014 Collaboration between policy makers and resource users in the coastal and marine realm are evolving rapidly. This chapter analyses two cases of collaborative stewardship in the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Philippines, using process and outcomes metric ... Full text Cite

Introduction: Studying Global Environmental Meetings to Understand Global Environmental Governance: Collaborative Event Ethnography at the Tenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Journal Article Global Environmental Politics · August 2014 This special issue introduces readers to collaborative event ethnography (CEE), a method developed to support the ethnographic study of large global environmental meetings. CEE was applied by a group of seventeen researchers at the Tenth Conference of the ... Cite

From Vegetable Box to Seafood Cooler: Applying the Community-Supported Agriculture Model to Fisheries

Journal Article Society and Natural Resources · 2014 Community-supported fisheries (CSF) projects show signs of rapid growth. Modeled on community-supported agriculture (CSA) projects, CSFs share objectives of reducing social and physical distance between consumers and producers and re-embedding food systems ... Full text Cite

From Vegetable Box to Seafood Cooler: Applying the Community-Supported Agriculture Model to Fisheries

Journal Article Society and Natural Resources · January 1, 2014 Community-supported fisheries (CSF) projects show signs of rapid growth. Modeled on community-supported agriculture (CSA) projects, CSFs share objectives of reducing social and physical distance between consumers and producers and re-embedding food systems ... Full text Cite

Producing targets for conservation: Science and politics at the Tenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Journal Article Global Environmental Politics · January 1, 2014 Biodiversity targets were prominent at the Tenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Having failed to reach the CBD's 2010 target, delegates debated the nature of targets, details of specific targets, and how to avoid ... Full text Cite

Studying global environmental meetings to understand global environmental governance: Collaborative event ethnography at the Tenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Journal Article Global Environmental Politics · January 1, 2014 This special issue introduces readers to collaborative event ethnography (CEE), a method developed to support the ethnographic study of large global environmental meetings. CEE was applied by a group of seventeen researchers at the Tenth Conference of the ... Full text Cite

Capturing the personal in politics: Ethnographies of global environmental governance

Journal Article Global Environmental Politics · January 1, 2014 In this article we elaborate on how we use collaborative event ethnography to study global environmental governance. We discuss how it builds on traditional forms of ethnography, as well as on approaches that use ethnography to study policy-making in multi ... Full text Cite

Boundary objects and global consensus: Scalar narratives of marine conservation in the Convention on Biological Diversity

Journal Article Global Environmental Politics · January 1, 2014 The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) continues to promote marine protected areas (MPAs) as a preferred tool for marine biodiversity conservation, in spite of concerns over their effectiveness and equity. However, explanations for this consensus on ... Full text Cite

Everyone′s solution? Defining and redefining protected areas at the convention on biological diversity

Journal Article Conservation and Society · January 1, 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 10 th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biologic ... Full text Cite

Oceans at Rio+20

Journal Article Conservation Letters · November 1, 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 to which problem and solution defi ... Full text Cite

Scalar politics and the region: Strategies for transcending Pacific Island smallness on a global environmental governance stage

Journal Article Environment and Planning A · September 26, 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 from scalar politics and new reg ... Full text Cite

Glaucoma medication adherence among African Americans: program development.

Journal Article Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry · August 2013 PurposeTo elucidate barriers and facilitators related to glaucoma medication adherence among African Americans (AA) with glaucoma and to elicit input from a community-based participatory research team to guide the development of a culturally infor ... Full text Cite

Fixing marine governance in Fiji? The new scalar narrative of ecosystem-based management

Journal Article Global Environmental Change · February 1, 2013 Although there is widespread concern over degrading marine environments, there is debate within the global marine conservation agenda about the nature of the problem and appropriate solutions. At the center of this debate lie questions about the appropriat ... Full text Cite

Seeing red: Inside the science and politics of the IUCN red list

Journal Article Conservation and Society · October 1, 2012 The Red List of Threatened Species™ (hereafter Red List) is the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's most recognisable product. The Red List categorises the conservation status of species on a global scale using 'the most objective, scienti ... Full text Cite

On the coattails of climate? Opportunities and threats of a warming Earth for biodiversity conservation

Journal Article Global Environmental Change · August 1, 2012 The relationship between climate change and biodiversity was a central issue at the 10th Conference of the Parties (COP 10) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In this paper we draw from participant observation data collected at COP 10, and re ... Full text Cite

Scale, networks, and information strategies: Exploring indigenous peoples' refusal of a protected area in Suriname

Journal Article Global Networks · July 1, 2012 In this article, we examine the response of three indigenous communities in western Suriname to the proposed establishment of a protected area on their traditional lands. In particular, we focus on how the transnational, national and sub-national networks ... Full text Cite

Challenges to interdisciplinary research in ecosystem-based management.

Journal Article Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology · April 2012 Despite its necessity, integration of natural and social sciences to inform conservation efforts has been difficult. We examined the views of 63 scientists and practitioners involved in marine management in Mexico's Gulf of California, the central Californ ... Full text Cite

Co-producing conservation and knowledge: Citizen-based sea turtle monitoring in North Carolina, USA

Journal Article Social Studies of Science · February 1, 2012 In this paper we examine a volunteer-based sea turtle management project run by the state of North Carolina, USA, to explore collaborative conservation and citizen science. Through this case study, we unpack assumptions from the volunteerism literature and ... Full text Cite

Interpreting amenities, envisioning the future: Common ground and conflict in North Carolina's rural coastal communities

Journal Article GeoJournal · February 1, 2012 This paper contributes to ongoing discussions about the implications of rural change and amenity migration for members of diverse rural communities. We engage with recent amenity migration and political ecology literature that focuses on social constructio ... Full text Cite

Agreement on water and a watered-down agreement: The political ecology of contested coastal development in Down East, North Carolina

Journal Article Journal of Rural Studies · July 1, 2011 In 2006, land use planning emerged as a contested issue in the rural area known as 'Down East', Carteret County, in eastern North Carolina, USA. Down East is experiencing a transition from a commercial fishing to an amenity economy and concerns about relat ... Full text Cite

Social-ecological guilds: Putting people into marine historical ecology

Journal Article Ecology and Society · January 1, 2011 Marine historical ecology provides historic insights into past ocean ecosystems that are crucial to effectively confronting the declining health and resilience in marine ecosystems. A more 'peopled' approach to marine historical ecology is necessary, given ... Full text Cite

Linking top-down and bottom-up processes through the new U.S. National Ocean Policy

Journal Article Conservation Letters · January 1, 2011 Two of the priority objectives in the new U.S. National Ocean Policy are "ecosystem-based management" (EBM) and "coastal and marine spatial planning" (CMSP). Drawing from several studies demonstrating these concepts in practice in the United States and els ... Full text Cite

Sorting out roles and defning divides: Social sciences at the world conservation congress

Journal Article Conservation and Society · January 1, 2010 Many conservation practitioners and scholars have called for increasing involvement of the social sciences in conservation and better integration among the various disciplines engaged in conservation practice. This research uses the International Union for ... Full text Cite

Marine turtles in the Turks and Caicos Islands: Remnant rookeries, regionally significant foraging stocks, and a major turtle fishery

Journal Article Chelonian Conservation and Biology · December 1, 2009 This study reviews the status of marine turtles in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) using data gathered during a multidisciplinary study involving field surveys, questionnaire-based interviews, and molecular genetics between 2002 and 2006. Large aggregat ... Full text Cite

Benevolent and benign? Using environmental justice to investigate waste-related impacts of ecotourism in destination communities

Journal Article Antipode · September 17, 2009 We contribute to the diversification of environmental justice (EJ) by using it to frame ecotourism-related solid waste management problems. Ecotourism is a service industry portrayed as benevolent (providing benefits), and benign (reducing negative impacts ... Full text Cite

Science, policy advocacy, and marine protected areas.

Journal Article Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology · April 2009 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, little has been done to study a ... Full text Cite

Environmental histories and emerging fisheries management of the upper zambezi river floodplains

Journal Article Conservation and Society · January 1, 2009 In response to a widespread decline in fisheries, scientists and policy makers have constructed models outlining the biological and social drivers that cause changes in fishing intensity and methods identified with overfishing. The models also address the ... Full text Cite

Co-management of sea turtle fisheries: Biogeography versus geopolitics

Journal Article MARINE POLICY · January 2009 Co-management between local communities and government agencies is promoted as a strategy to improve fisheries management. This paper considers the potential for co-management of sea turtle fisheries within four UK Overseas Territories (OTs) in the Caribbe ... Cite

Beyond baselines: Rethinking priorities for ocean conservation

Journal Article Ecology and Society · January 1, 2009 In 1995, Daniel Pauly identified a shifting baselines syndrome (SBS). Pauly was concerned that scientists measure ecosystem change against their personal recollections of the past and, based on this decidedly short-term view, mismanage fish stocks because ... Full text Cite

Human dimensions of bycatch reduction technology: Current assumptions and directions for future research

Journal Article Endangered Species Research · December 1, 2008 Bycatch reduction technology (BRT) modifies fishing gear to increase selectivity and avoid capture of non-target species, or to facilitate their non-lethal release. As a solution to fisheries-related mortality of non-target species, BRT is an attractive op ... Full text Open Access Cite

A decommodified experience? Exploring aesthetic, economic and ethical values for volunteer ecotourism in Costa Rica

Journal Article Journal of Sustainable Tourism · November 6, 2007 Volunteer ecotourism has been described as an 'ideal' form of decommodified ecotourism that overcomes problems associated with tourism in general, and ecotourism specifically. Using a case study of volunteer ecotourism and sea turtle conservation in Costa ... Full text Cite

Market-resource links and fish vendor livelihoods in the upper Zambezi river floodplains

Journal Article Human Ecology · October 1, 2007 This paper examines small-scale fish vending in a southern African floodplain from two perspectives: as a link between natural resource use and consumption, and as a livelihood in itself. We used a combination of observation, surveys and semistructured int ... Full text Cite

Rivers as resources, rivers as borders: Community and transboundary management of fisheries in the Upper Zambezi River floodplains

Journal Article Canadian Geographer · September 1, 2007 This article examines the recent convergence of community-based and transboundary natural resource management in Africa. We suggest that both approaches have potential application to common-pool resources such as floodplain fisheries. However, a merging of ... Full text Cite

Local conservation practice and global discourse: A political ecology of sea turtle conservation

Journal Article Annals of the Association of American Geographers · June 1, 2007 This article employs political ecology and common property theory to examine sea turtle conservation, how it is articulated and executed at different sociopolitical and geographic scales, and the consequences for local rights of access to resources. It dra ... Full text Cite

Sustainability of community-based conservation: Sea turtle egg harvesting in Ostional (Costa Rica) ten years later

Journal Article Environmental Conservation · June 1, 2007 In 1995, a study found that the socioeconomic benefits from a legalized commercial harvest of sea turtle eggs in Ostional (Costa Rica) were substantial and widely recognized by Ostional residents. Legal and administrative structures ensured community parti ... Full text Cite

Traditional ecological knowledge in conservation research: Problems and prospects for their constructive engagement

Journal Article Conservation and Society · January 1, 2007 In response to growing interest in accessing traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) for conservation purposes, we discuss some of the complexities involved in doing TEK research. Specifically, we consider the issues of power and politicisation, ethics and ... Cite

What makes them pay? Values of volunteer tourists working for sea turtle conservation.

Journal Article Environmental management · July 2006 As charismatic mega-fauna, sea turtles attract many volunteers to conservation programs. This article examines the ways in which volunteers value sea turtles, in the specific context of volunteers working with the Caribbean Conservation Corporation, at Tor ... Full text Cite

What makes them pay? Values of volunteers working with sea turtles.

Journal Article Environmental Management · 2006 Cite

Gatekeepers and keymasters: Dynamic relationships of access in geographical fieldwork

Journal Article Geographical Review · January 1, 2006 This article contributes to a recent and growing body of literature exploring the nature of fieldwork in human geography. Specifically, we critically examine the role of gatekeepers in providing access to "the field," based on existing conceptualizations o ... Full text Cite

Overcoming obstacles to interdisciplinary research

Journal Article Conservation Biology · April 1, 2005 Full text Cite

Overcoming obstacles to interdisciplinary research

Journal Article Conservation Biology · 2005 Cite

Fisher participation in research: Dilemmas with the use of fisher knowledge

Journal Article Ocean and Coastal Management · January 1, 2005 Fisher participation in fisheries research and management is common practice. However, more consideration must be given to the appropriateness of using participation in situations where changes to fishing policy are possible. This study evaluates fisher re ... Full text Cite

An Assessment of the Status and Exploitation of Marine Turtles in the UK Overseas Territories in the Wider Caribbean

Journal Article Final Project Report for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office · 2004 http://www.seaturtle.org/mtrg/projects/tcot/finalreport/ ... Cite

Participatory development and community-based conservation: Opportunities missed for lessons learned?

Journal Article Human Ecology · January 1, 2003 This paper traces the evolution as well as key elements, and provides examples of implementation of participatory development and community-based conservation, two concepts that resemble distant cousins in the intersecting worlds of development assistance ... Full text Cite

Science and sustainable use: views of marine turtle conservation experts

Journal Article Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America · August 2002 Sustainable use is central to contemporary conservation policy as espoused by many of the major wildlife conservation organizations and is one indicator of a shift in policy away from exclusionary practices restricting access toward more inclusive ones tha ... Full text Cite

Toxicogenomics

Journal Article Environmental Forum · January 1, 2002 Toxicogenomics - an emerging science that studies the interaction between peoples' genes, toxic chemicals in the environment, and disease - has the potential to revolutionize risk assessments and the regulatory actions that rely on them, as well as to grea ... Cite

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Journal Article Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy · 2002 Full text Cite

Conservation narratives and the 'received wisdom' of ecotourism: Case studies from Costa Rica

Journal Article International Journal of Sustainable Development · January 1, 2002 Ecotourism can be considered to be the 'dictated solution' of a conservation counter-narrative that calls for both sustainable use of wildlife and community-based conservation. This paper addresses the promotion of ecotourism by a specific group of wildlif ... Full text Cite

Science and sustainable use: views of marine turtle experts

Journal Article Ecological Applications · 2002 Cite

Conservation narratives in costa Rica: Conflict and co-existence

Journal Article Development and Change · January 1, 2002 This article examines narratives about nature conservation in Costa Rica, specifically those related to wildlife and biodiversity, and their evolution with the growth of tourism and bioprospecting industries. It outlines a traditional conservation narrativ ... Full text Cite

Human need in rural developing areas: perceptions of wildlife conservation experts

Journal Article Canadian Geographer · January 1, 2000 'Sustainable use' and 'community-based conservation' are two contemporary concepts in wildlife conservation policy. Their rise represents a shift away from traditional conservation techniques, and a merging of narratives about conservation and development. ... Full text Cite

Ecotourism in rural developing communities

Journal Article Annals of Tourism Research · July 1, 1999 This paper considers the ad hoc development of ecotourism at Qstional, Costa Rica, and the potential benefits for the local community in the absence of government planning or intervention. In 1995, only four percent of Ostional households identified touris ... Full text Cite

Ecotourism in rural developing communities

Journal Article Annals of Tourism Research · 1999 Cite

Use them or lose them? Conservation and the consumptive use of marine turtle eggs at Ostional, Costa Rica

Journal Article Environmental Conservation · December 1, 1998 'Sustainable use' of wildlife resources and 'community based conservation' are two themes recurrent in contemporary statements of wildlife conservation policy, and their use is in response to a perceived 'deep conservation crisis' which has in part arisen ... Full text Cite