• Publications
  • Influence
Using perceptions as evidence to improve conservation and environmental management.
  • N. Bennett
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Conservation biology : the journal of the Society…
  • 1 June 2016
The conservation community is increasingly focusing on the monitoring and evaluation of management, governance, ecological, and social considerations as part of a broader move toward adaptiveExpand
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Conservation social science: understanding and integrating human dimensions to improve conservation
It has long been claimed that a better understanding of human or social dimensions of environmental issues will improve conservation. The social sciences are one important means through whichExpand
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Why local people do not support conservation: Community perceptions of marine protected area livelihood impacts, governance and management in Thailand
Conservation success is often predicated on local support for conservation which is strongly influenced by perceptions of the impacts that are experienced by local communities and opinions ofExpand
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Mainstreaming the social sciences in conservation.
Despite broad recognition of the value of social sciences and increasingly vocal calls for better engagement with the human element of conservation, the conservation social sciences remainExpand
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From measuring outcomes to providing inputs: Governance, management, and local development for more effective marine protected areas
Marine protected areas (MPAs) have the potential to conserve marine resources as well as provide social and economic benefits to local communities. Yet the percentage of MPAs that might be consideredExpand
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Communities and change in the anthropocene: understanding social-ecological vulnerability and planning adaptations to multiple interacting exposures
Abstract The majority of vulnerability and adaptation scholarship, policies and programs focus exclusively on climate change or global environmental change. Yet, individuals, communities and sectorsExpand
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A capital assets framework for appraising and building capacity for tourism development in aboriginal protected area gateway communities
Tourism may constitute an important livelihood option and conservation incentive for communities located near protected areas (PAs). Gateway communities can benefit significantly from the developmentExpand
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Vulnerability to multiple stressors in coastal communities: a study of the Andaman coast of Thailand
Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change have become a dominant theme in development and conservation research and work. Yet coastal communities are facing a wider array of different stressorsExpand
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The Dark Side of Transformation: Latent Risks in Contemporary Sustainability Discourse
The notion of transformation is gaining traction in contemporary sustainability debates. New ways of theorising and supporting transformations are emerging and, so the argument goes, opening excitingExpand
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Environmental Stewardship: A Conceptual Review and Analytical Framework
There has been increasing attention to and investment in local environmental stewardship in conservation and environmental management policies and programs globally. Yet environmental stewardship hasExpand
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