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    Institutions and collective action in a Costa Rican small-scale fisheries cooperative: the case of CoopeTárcoles R.L

    CoopeTarcoles R.L is a cooperative on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica that has obtained better conditions for its members in the context of small-scale sustainable fisheries for over thirty years. Documents fr...

    Vivienne Solís Rivera, Patricia Madrigal Cordero, David Chacón Rojas and Brian O’Riordan

    Maritime Studies 2017 16:22

    Published on: 20 December 2017

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    Building the Barbados National Union of Fisherfolk Organisations

    The Barbados National Union of Fisherfolk Organisations was formed in 1999 under a fisherfolk organisation development project. The aim was for this national body in fisherfolk governance to strengthen the cap...

    Patrick McConney, Bertha Simmons, Vernel Nicholls and Rodrigo Pereira Medeiros

    Maritime Studies 2017 16:19

    Published on: 6 December 2017

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    Introduction to the themed issue - Poststructural approaches to fisheries

    This themed issue of papers for Maritime Studies emerges out of a special session of the MARE 2015 conference held in Amsterdam. The aim of this Introduction is to provide a brief background to poststructural ...

    Charles Mather, Jahn Petter Johnsen, Signe Sonvisen, Aarthi Sridhar and Johny Stephen

    Maritime Studies 2017 16:20

    Published on: 15 November 2017

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    “Little kings”: community, change and conflict in Icelandic fisheries

    Scholars of political ecology have long been interested in questions of access, equity, and power in environmental management. This paper explores these domains by examining lived experiences and daily realiti...

    Catherine Chambers, Guðrún Helgadóttir and Courtney Carothers

    Maritime Studies 2017 16:10

    Published on: 16 August 2017

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    The impact of coastal grabbing on community conservation – a global reconnaissance

    "Coastal grab" refers to the contested appropriation of coastal (shore and inshore) space and resources by outside interests. This paper explores the phenomenon of coastal grabbing and the effects of such appr...

    Maarten Bavinck, Fikret Berkes, Anthony Charles, Ana Carolina Esteves Dias, Nancy Doubleday, Prateep Nayak and Merle Sowman

    Maritime Studies 2017 16:8

    Published on: 14 June 2017

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    Remuneration systems used in the fishing sector and their consequences on crew wages and labor rent creation

    In most fisheries worldwide, crew are paid through different shared remuneration systems rather than a fixed wage. In shared remuneration systems, wages can significantly increase when the economic performance...

    Jordi Guillen, Jean Boncoeur, Natacha Carvalho, Katia Frangoudes, Olivier Guyader, Claire Macher and Francesc Maynou

    Maritime Studies 2017 16:3

    Published on: 15 February 2017

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    Ocean tracking technologies: observing species at risk

    The Ocean Tracking Network is a major global project to establish tracking of endangered fish and marine mammal species through acoustic telemetry. The project has only begun to generate the policy-related out...

    Richard Apostle and Tsafrir Gazit

    Maritime Studies 2016 15:13

    Published on: 16 November 2016

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