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From principles to practice: a spatial approach to systematic conservation planning in the deep sea
Increases in the demand and price for industrial metals, combined with advances in technological capabilities have now made deep-sea mining more feasible and economically viable. In order to balanceExpand
Reinventing residual reserves in the sea: are we favouring ease of establishment over need for protection?
As systems of marine protected areas (MPAs) expand globally, there is a risk that new MPAs will be biased toward places that are remote or unpromising for extractive activities, and hence follow theExpand
Human Dimensions of Coral Reef Social-Ecological Systems
Coral reefs are among the most diverse ecosystems on the planet but are declining because of human activities. Despite general recognition of the human role in the plight of coral reefs, the vastExpand
Do community supported fisheries (CSFs) improve sustainability
Community supported fisheries (CSFs) have emerged recently and expanded rapidly in the United States and Canada as an analog to community supported agriculture, and have been proposed as a way toExpand
Bright spots among the world’s coral reefs
Ongoing declines in the structure and function of the world’s coral reefs require novel approaches to sustain these ecosystems and the millions of people who depend on them. A presently unexploredExpand
Emerging frontiers in social-ecological systems research for sustainability of small-scale fisheries
Small-scale fisheries (SSF) account for most of the livelihoods associated with fisheries worldwide and support food security for millions globally, yet face critical challenges from local threatsExpand
Identifying multiple coral reef regimes and their drivers across the Hawaiian archipelago
Loss of coral reef resilience can lead to dramatic changes in benthic structure, often called regime shifts, which significantly alter ecosystem processes and functioning. In the face of globalExpand
Managing mining of the deep seabed
Contracts are being granted, but protections are lagging Interest in mining the deep seabed is not new; however, recent technological advances and increasing global demand for metals and rare-earthExpand
Embracing thresholds for better environmental management
Three decades of study have revealed dozens of examples in which natural systems have crossed biophysical thresholds (‘tipping points’)—nonlinear changes in ecosystem structure and function—as aExpand
Customary Marine Resource Knowledge and use in Contemporary Hawai‘i 1
Abstract: The Hawaiians of old depended on the sea for survival and, as a result, developed a sophisticated understanding of the natural processes regulating resource abundance and effectiveExpand