Our research seeks to enhance our understanding of the types of human-environmental interactions that enable or undermine the adaptive capacity of our biosphere. We are particularly interested in understanding the role of local institutions, and their interactions across-scales, in the governance of common-pool resources in coastal-marine environments.



You can find our Global report on Strengthening Governance of Small-Scale Fisheries: An Initial Assessment of Theory and Practice. Here.



Watch the trailer of the new documentary we are working on:




The Washington Post coverage of our study on cooperative resource governance: “How protecting the environment changes human nature”



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