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Seas the Day: A Bluer, Saltier Second Century for American Parks

Kirsten Grorud-Colvert, Jane Lubchenco, and Allison K. Barner

in Science, Conservation, and National Parks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226422954
eISBN:
9780226423142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226423142.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

We propose an additional, bold focus for the centennial of the US National Park Service: to make protection of special places in the ocean as important as it has been on land. This vision reflects ... More


Fisheries and Conservation

A. Peter Klimley

in The Biology of Sharks and Rays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226442495
eISBN:
9780226923086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923086.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter focuses on the recent expansion of fisheries for sharks and rays, and the decline of the populations of sharks and rays in the world's oceans. It describes historical examples of the ... More


Fishing in a Common Pool

William H. Durham

in Exuberant Life: An Evolutionary Approach to Conservation in Galápagos

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197531518
eISBN:
9780197531549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531518.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

By 1992, overfishing along the South American coast prompted a large migration to Galápagos of fishers, middlemen, and buyers, who began a “gold rush” harvest of brown sea cucumbers (a spiny marine ... More


The Chagos Archipelago Cases: Nature Conservation Between Human Rights and Power Politics

Peter H. Sand

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2013, Volume I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199388660
eISBN:
9780190271886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388660.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter summarizes past and current case law concerning one of the last-born colonies of our times, the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT). Created—and depopulated—for the sole purpose of ... More


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