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Navigating transformations in governance of Chilean marine coastal resources
Marine ecosystems are in decline. New transformational changes in governance are urgently required to cope with overfishing, pollution, global changes, and other drivers of degradation. Here weExpand
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The social-ecological system framework as a knowledge classificatory system for benthic small-scale fisheries
Abstract Ostrom proposed the underpinnings of a framework for the systematic study of the governance of complex social–ecological systems. Here we hypothesize that Ostrom's social–ecological systemExpand
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Building adaptive capacity to climate change in tropical coastal communities
To minimize the impacts of climate change on human wellbeing, governments, development agencies, and civil society organizations have made substantial investments in improving people’s capacity toExpand
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Importance of Attitudinal Differences among Artisanal Fishers toward Co‐Management and Conservation of Marine Resources
: The Chilean government has introduced a policy that gives formal property rights over defined areas of seabed to organized groups of artisanal fishers with the goal of achieving sustainableExpand
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Near-term priorities for the science, policy and practice of Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP)
There is currently a rare opportunity to inform emerging efforts to implement coastal and marine spatial planning (CMSP) in the United States, Europe and elsewhere around the world. In particular,Expand
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Add-on conservation benefits of marine territorial user rights fishery policies in central Chile.
To combine the rational use of marine benthic resources and economic development of small-scale fishers, Chile passed legislation in 1991 establishing a comanagement policy that grants exclusiveExpand
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Territorial user rights for fisheries as ancillary instruments for marine coastal conservation in Chile.
Territorial user rights for fisheries have been advocated as a way to achieve sustainable resource management. However, few researchers have empirically assessed their potential as ancillary marineExpand
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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
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Engagement in co-management of marine benthic resources influences environmental perceptions of artisanal fishers
SUMMARY The perceptions of resource users towards any conservation policy can be a major determinant of its success. While co-management policy can enhance the management of fisheries, to date thereExpand
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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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