Socioeconomic factors influencing customary marine tenure in the Indo-Pacific

  title={Socioeconomic factors influencing customary marine tenure in the Indo-Pacific},
  author={Joshua Eli Cinner},
For generations communities in the Western Pacific have employed a range of resource management techniques (including periodic reef closures, gear restrictions, entry limitations, and the protection of spawning aggregations) to limit marine resource use. Localized control over marine resources, commonly known as customary marine tenure (CMT), is the legal and cultural foundation for many of these practices. Because of their perceived potential to meet both conservation and community goals… CONTINUE READING
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