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Environmental Expertise as Group Belonging

Environmental Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies

Rolf Lidskog and Göran Sundqvist

and how to manage trade-offs between economic goals and environmental consequences. But, in STS, these are empirical questions to study in practice, not assumptions to be made in advance about general macro-sociological trends or a specific quality of

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A Crystal Ball for Forests?

Analyzing the Social-Ecological Impacts of Forest Conservation and Management over the Long Term

Daniel C. Miller, Pushpendra Rana, and Catherine Benson Wahlén

outcomes. There are some notable exceptions, however, such as a study examining the trade-offs between short-term and long-term benefits spatially and temporarily in a mangrove protected area in Tanzania ( McNally et al. 2011 ). The authors show that

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Eugene N. Anderson, Jodie Asselin, Jessica diCarlo, Ritwick Ghosh, Michelle Hak Hepburn, Allison Koch, and Lindsay Vogt

: Struggles Over Farming in an Age of Free Trade . Seattle: University of Washington Press. 272 pp. ISBN 978-0-295-74311-0. Guntra Aistara's Organic Sovereignties: Struggles Over Farming in an Age of Free Trade is a comparative study of organic agriculture

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Latin America

A challenging prospect for regionalism

Ernesto Vivares

capitalism, eliminating price controls, deregulating capital markets, and lowering trade barriers by placing limits on government spending, regulation, and public ownership (Steger & Roy, 2010). Instead Neodevelopmentalism refers to a new political and

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Navigating Shifting Regimes of Ocean Governance

From UNCLOS to Sustainable Development Goal 14

Ana K. Spalding and Ricardo de Ycaza

and houses the IOC. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development supports developing countries in accessing the benefits of a globalized economy, explicitly helping them identify opportunities from the blue economy. The International Seabed

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New Materialist Approaches to Fisheries

The Birth of “Bycatch”

Lauren Drakopulos

can be performed as a commodity. For example, certain kinds of bycatch can be sold as a secondary product, or the right to catch bycatch allocated through a fishing quota is traded on the quota market. Therefore, bycatch presents an interesting case

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Scratches on our sovereignty?

Analyzing conservation politics in the Sundarbans

Jayashree Vivekanandan

percent of the world's armed conflicts that occurred between 1950 and 2000 ( Duffy, 2014, p. 820 ). TBPAs are also seen as facilitating regional cooperation through cross-border partnerships on a spectrum of issues such as trade, tourism, and water ( Conca

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Appropriate Targets

Global Patterns in Interaction and Conflict Surrounding Cetacean Conservation and Traditional Marine Hunting Communities

Florence Durney

represent a large portion of the protein consumed in the community. Meat and blubber also contribute to the diets of communities all over the island through a historical trade network with interior agricultural villages. While all marine prey are honored