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Marine protected areas (MPAs) provide both conservation and economic benefits. Recent international conservation actors have called for a dramatic increase in the area of MPAs from almost 8% to 30% of…

7 October 2022 | Peer Reviewed |

Abstract Environmentally friendly alternatives are touted as a key component of a transition towards lowering the impact of human activity on the environment. The environmental costs of these…

23 June 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Central America

Environmental education is regarded as a key instrument for promoting pro-environmental behavior in early childhood. In this paper, we analyze the transmission process within a personal value system…

28 March 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

This paper exploits individual-level data before the implementation of a national policy to understand the factors driving avoidance of plastic consumption and explore potential inconsistencies…

26 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

Abstract Using a spatially explicit framework with low/middle-income country coastal characteristics, we explore whether aspatial policies augment the impact of marine protected areas (MPAs) and…

7 October 2022 | Peer Reviewed |

Abstract The design of protected areas, whether marine or terrestrial, rarely considers how people respond to the imposition of no-take sites with complete or incomplete enforcement. Consequently…

7 October 2022 | Peer Reviewed |

The Fisheries Performance Indicators is a data collection tool that allows comparable fisheries data in the environmental, economic and community dimensions to be collected even in data-poor…

29 July 2020 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Sweden, Uganda, Tanzania

The polluting of marine ecosystems with plastics is both a global and a local problem with potentially severe consequences for wildlife, economic activity, and human health. It is a problem that…

2 May 2020 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa, India, Chile, Vietnam, Sweden, Tanzania, Central America

Abstract Plastics have been instrumental in providing access to clean drinking water, medical applications, and improved hygiene and food safety. However, plastics also cause problems. More than 10…

4 May 2020 | Peer Reviewed | Sweden

Bait tuna boats in developing coastal countries compete for small pelagic stocks such as anchovy that are primarily targeted by artisanal fishers. The tuna vessels are typically foreign owned, their…

5 June 2020 | EfD Discussion Paper | Ghana