Marine governance in areas beyond national jurisdiction
To track on-going initiatives to govern marine resources in areas beyond national jurisdictions, focusing on issues of scale, technology, and industrialization.
University of Guelph
National Science Foundation
Rebecca Gruby (PhD)
International meetings: Rio+20 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (Nagoya, Japan), and the IUCN’s World Conservation Congress (Barcelona, Spain)
To understand the role of international meetings in global environmental governance. To connect research on conservation and development in particular places to international policy making. To innovate with social science research methods for studying global environmental governance.
University of Georgia, Mount Holyoke University, University of Guelph, University of Toronto
National Science Foundation, MacArthur Foundation
Noella Gray (PhD), Rebecca Gruby (PhD)
Turks and Caicos Islands
To assess the value (economic, cultural, social) of existing fisheries targeting marine turtles; contextualize marine turtle fishing in overall fishing activities; engage fishers in participatory process to draft a new national marine turtle fisheries management plan.
Marine Conservation Society, UK; University of Exeter, UK; Department of Environment and Coastal Resources, TCI
Marine Conservation Society, UK
Liz English (CEM), Dana Overcash (CEM)