Highlights and policy implications of new economic report: “Protecting 30% of the planet for nature: costs, benefits and economic implications”

This is a collection of highlights from the press release. Find the full report here. The independent report “Protecting 30% of the planet for nature: costs, benefits and economic implications” represents the most comprehensive global assessment of the financial and economic impacts of protected areas ever completed. Based on work from over 100 experts, the […]

Paper Invitation to Special Issue: “Ocean Conservation and Pollution in an Era of Blue Economy”

We welcome contributions from ocean scientists, marine ecotoxicologists, coastal and civil engineers, environmental engineers, oceanographers, social scientists and maritime anthropologists, environmental and fisheries economists in academia, government, industry, and non-governmental organizations that aim to highlight scientific advancements, new knowledge, and solution-oriented research within this Special Issue.

TBTI studies of small-scale fisheries in Asia and Oceania

Since 2012, TBTI has been conducting in-depth, transdisciplinary research and global analysis, aiming to improve knowledge and understanding of various aspects of small-scale fisheries. By allocating considerable resources to conduct research, integrate data, and synthesize findings, we have been able to publish many book volumes, special journal issues, articles, e-books and reports, all of which […]

Blue Justice for Small-Scale Fisheries

Originally posted at toobigtoignore.net The ‘Blue Economy’ and ‘Blue Growth’ initiatives, which frame the oceans as the new economic and development frontier, have entered the international agenda over the past decade. Although some of these development agendas imply an alignment with social objectives and speak to small-scale fisheries concerns, many are oriented towards further technological […]

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