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  1. Content type: Research

    Harbours are a focus of intensive and diverse activities and thus have a high potential to become centres of conflict between users. Reviewing the multiple uses associated with harbours provides important insi...

    Authors: Stuart Pearson, Wiwin Windupranata, Setiyo Widodo Pranowo, Amanda Putri, Yingjie Ma, Ana Vila-Concejo, Emilio Fernández, Gonzalo Méndez, Jo Banks, Antony M. Knights, Louise B. Firth, Barbara Bollard Breen, Rebecca Jarvis, J. David Aguirre, Shengnan Chen, Adam Nicholas Howard Smith…

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2016 15:10

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    The small-scale fishermen of Colombia face a wide range of problems and conflicts. While many problems are shared among individuals from both the Atlantic and the Pacific coasts (bi-coastal), others are unique...

    Authors: Lina M. Saavedra-Díaz, Robert Pomeroy and Andrew A. Rosenberg

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2016 15:6

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    This paper describes how relational place-making, with its focus on power dynamics, networked politics, and non-market, locally-valued characteristics, provides a useful framework for managers to better design...

    Authors: Courtney Lyons, Courtney Carothers and Katherine Reedy

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2016 15:7

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  4. Content type: Research

    This is a paper about the politics of fishing rights in and around the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in coastal Odisha, in eastern India. Claims to the resources of this sanctuary are politicised through the cre...

    Authors: Vasudha Chhotray

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2016 15:4

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Maritime Studies 2016 15:8

  5. Content type: Research

    This paper demonstrates the variety of institutional arrangements affecting small-scale fishing in southern Sri Lanka, highlighting legal pluralism and focusing particularly on its consequences for livelihoods...

    Authors: W.A. Ranjith Wickramasinghe and Maarten Bavinck

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2015 14:18

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    The Norwegian salmon industry has, in terms of production and economic results, been a great success. However, due to environmental problems such as sea lice and escapes, the industry encounters increasing res...

    Authors: Bjørn Hersoug

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2015 14:16

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  7. Content type: Research

    The Galapagos Marine Reserve is one of the most recognized marine protected areas in the world, due mainly to its unique natural features. Little is known, however, about its social counterpart. This research ...

    Authors: María José Barragán Paladines and Ratana Chuenpagdee

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2015 14:13

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  8. Content type: Research

    Species introduction, combined with changing access rules, increasing demand, and new road and dam infrastructure, are contributing to remarkable changes in Bolivian Amazon fisheries. This paper examines commu...

    Authors: Alison E. Macnaughton, Fernando M. Carvajal-Vallejos, Adalid Argote, Tiffanie K. Rainville, Paul A. Van Damme and Joachim Carolsfeld

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2015 14:11

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  9. Content type: Research

    Conflicts over the equitability of transboundary natural resource conservation and management schemes have created barriers to effective policy implementation and practice. In seeking to overcome these barrier...

    Authors: Brooke Campbell and Quentin Hanich

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2015 14:8

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  10. Content type: Research

    We present an institutional ethnography and historical case study of the Vigía Chico fishing cooperative, located in the community of Punta Allen within the Biosphere Reserve of Sian Ka’an, México. The top pro...

    Authors: Crisol Méndez-Medina, Birgit Schmook and Susannah R. McCandless

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2015 14:12

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  11. Content type: Research

    This paper explores management challenges in relation to human impacts on cold water corals (CWC) in Norway. CWC are a slow growing organism about which there is uncertainty regarding distribution and values. ...

    Authors: Jannike Falk-Andersson, Naomi S Foley, Claire W Armstrong, Sybille van den Hove, Thomas M van Rensburg and Rob Tinch

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2015 14:7

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  12. Content type: Review

    The continued degradation of marine ecosystems, along with the ecosystem services they provide, suggest that new, innovative approaches are needed to scale up marine biodiversity protection and promote sustain...

    Authors: Stefan Gelcich, Leornardo Peralta, C Josh Donlan, Natalio Godoy, Veronica Ortiz, Sebastian Tapia-Lewin, Camila Vargas, Andres Kein, Juan Carlos Castilla, Miriam Fernandez and Francisco Godoy

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2015 14:5

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  13. Content type: Research

    Good governance of consumptive wildlife tourism, a complex socio-ecological system, requires finding the right balance between natural resource and tourism management. Fishing takes the lead globally as the mo...

    Authors: Maria-Victoria Solstrand

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2015 14:4

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  14. Content type: Viewpoint

    In this article, we frame issues around food security and the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and discuss the potential contribution of interrelated factors like seafood access, bush meat consumption, and public...

    Authors: Ahmed S Khan and Sanie SS Sesay

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2015 14:3

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  15. Content type: Research

    This article discusses the future of indigenous Sami fisheries in cybernetic fisheries systems characterized by increasing effectivization and industrialisation. It empirically investigates the past and presen...

    Authors: Camilla Brattland

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2014 13:18

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    We fish too much, and by doing so, we threaten marine ecosystems and people’s livelihoods. But the curious thing is: we have known this for a long time. Nonetheless, we continue to overfish. How is that possib...

    Authors: Wiebren J Boonstra and Henrik Österblom

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2014 13:15

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  17. Content type: Research

    Shifting political alliances and new environmental challenges are prompting debate over processes of sub-regionalisation and whether the interplay between multiple scales of governance leads to positive synerg...

    Authors: Alice MM Miller, Simon R Bush and Paul AM van Zwieten

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2014 13:17

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  18. Content type: Research

    The Faroe Islands are currently struggling to find their feet in a new context of globalisation and changing international requirements on fishery management best practices, as exemplified by United Nations pr...

    Authors: Troels J Hegland and Christopher CE Hopkins

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2014 13:12

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  19. Content type: Research

    Large-scale shrimp aquaculture can have major social and environmental impacts. Can community-based approaches be used instead? We examined three coastal community-based shrimp aquaculture operations in northw...

    Authors: Eranga K Galappaththi and Fikret Berkes

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2014 13:13

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  20. Content type: Research

    Based on ethnographic fieldwork amongst a group of commercial handline fishers in the town of Stilbaai in South Africa’s southern Cape region, this paper presents a range of flexible, adaptive and evolving str...

    Authors: Greg L Duggan, Lesley JF Green and Astrid Jarre

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2014 13:4

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  21. Content type: Research

    Management through and by sectors has emerged as the primary mechanism for managing the Multispecies Groundfish Fishery in the Northeast United States. Sectors are cooperative associations of fishermen that in...

    Authors: Julia Olson and Patricia Pinto da Silva

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2014 13:3

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