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  • Marine and Fisheries Policies in Latin America

    A Comparison of Selected Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Ruiz Muller, Rodrigo Oyanedel, Bruno Monteferri

    This book reviews the frameworks and implementation of marine, fishery and coastal laws and policies in Chile, Mexico and Peru. Chile, Mexico and Peru share biodiverse coastal and marine environments which are being affected by unregulated and informal developments, and thus share similar…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Conflicts over Marine and Coastal Common Resources

    Causes, Governance and Prevention, 1st Edition

    By Karen A. Alexander

    This book explores the types of conflicts that occur over marine and coastal resources, the underlying causes, and attempts to prevent them. Despite the emergence of various marine and coastal governance approaches to address the effects of human activities within the marine environment, conflict…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Governing Sustainable Seafood

    1st Edition

    By Simon R. Bush, Peter Oosterveer

    Taking a social science approach, this book explores the governance of sustainable seafood, which is fundamental to food and nutrition security as well as being an important source of income and employment in many regions. Due to the importance of protein and other fishery and aquaculture…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Marine Extremes

    Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Techera, Gundula Winter

    Marine extremes, as they are conceived of in this volume, encompass environments, activities, events and impacts. Extreme environments found in and around our oceans, including the deep sea and seabed as well as the frozen polar regions, are being seriously affected by both extreme behaviours (…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • The Politics of Aquaculture

    Sustainability Interdependence, Territory and Regulation in Fish Farming, 1st Edition

    By Caitríona Carter

    Aquaculture is increasingly complementing global fisheries and is relevant to ocean and freshwater health, biodiversity and food security, as well as coastal management, tourism and natural heritage. This book makes the case for treating the governance of this industry as meriting…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Ecological Strategies of Aquatic Insects

    1st Edition

    By Charles W. Heckman

    This book recounts the habits of many interesting and unusual exceptions to the rule that insects are typically terrestrial forms of life. It examines the different ways that groups of species have developed modes of existence in or on the surface of water, and gives reasons why the gross…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11
    CRC Press

  • Sharks in the Arts

    From Feared to Revered, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Westbrook, Shaun Collin, Dean Crawford, Mark Nicholls

    This book is the most thorough exploration to date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. The authors consider not only how the identity of sharks in the natural environment became incorporated into a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine L. Yates, Corey J. A. Bradshaw

    The generation of offshore energy is a rapidly growing sector, competing for space in an already busy seascape. This book brings together the ecological, economic, and social implications of the spatial conflict this growth entails. Covering all energy-generation types (wind, wave, tidal, oil, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Global Change in Marine Systems

    Societal and Governing Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrice Guillotreau, Alida Bundy, R. Ian Perry

    Marine social and ecological systems around the world face multiple natural and anthropogenic stressors associated with global change. The resulting changes can create hardship for local societies that depend on them for food, livelihoods and wellbeing. Knowing how to respond to global change in a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

  • Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economy

    An Integrated Approach to Managing Coastal and Marine Space, 1st Edition

    By Peter B. Myles

    Over the last decade the concept of clustering has become a central idea for analyzing the competitiveness of nations, industries and firms. This book shows how the cluster concept can be usefully applied to the study of maritime activities.  Such activities, including shipping,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Rip Current Prediction System for Swimmer Safety

    Towards operational forecasting using a process based model and nearshore bathymetry from video, 1st Edition

    By Leo Sembiring

    Rip currents are among the most dangerous coastal hazards for the bathing public, and contribute to the highest portion of beach rescues all over the world. In order to help life guards in planning and preparing rescue resources so that casualties can be minimized, information about where and when…

    Paperback – 2016-02-23
    CRC Press
    IHE Delft PhD Thesis Series

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