Author: CCRN

The story of the coastal communities of the Tsitsikamma and their relationship with the National Park and Marine Protected Area....

For the past several years, West Coast Aquatic has been working on a tool to support decision-making that is ecosystem-based and inclusive of multiple knowledge systems (indigenous, local and scientific). The tool is called the Marine Ecosystem Reference Guide (MERG)....

** NEW ** Several rural and urban Nova Scotian communities face issues with accessing healthy and sustainable foods. Many communities began initiating self-sustaining food projects, such as community gardens, in an attempt to improve food security. ...

This book became the foundation for the dissemination of the discourse of coastal and marine resource management based on Indigenous peoples found throughout Indonesia....

CCRN Affiliate Natalie Ban's new study on marine protected areas worldwide says urgent action is needed in Canada to make sure Indigenous rights are included in the creation and management of ocean conservation measures....

Conservation and environmental management can produce both positive and negative social impacts for local communities and resource users. Thus it is necessary to understand and adaptively manage the social impacts of conservation over time....

A lack of communication between the regulating authority and the fishers has increased conflict in the Tsitsikamma area and endangered community member’s food security and livelihoods. ...

the Tipping Points Team partnered with CCRN affiliate the Haida Nation and Parks Canada to develop a better understanding of the drivers, dynamics and trade-offs associated with past and potential ecosystem shifts in the Gwaii Haanas National Park, Gwaii Haanas National Marine Conservation Area Reserve and Haida Heritage Site....

CCRN PhD Student Cintia Gillam chose two communities in Timor-Leste, Vila Maumeta and Tutuala, as case studies for her dissertation. Cintia has recently returned from Timor-Lest where she was collecting field data....

Furqan Asif is a PhD candidate in International Development at the University of Ottawa. His research looks at migration, well-being and resilience in Cambodian coastal fishing communities....

Sasi laut is a local knowledge and culture-based practice of coastal resource conservation. Through cooperation of multiple stakeholders, the sasi laut system has strengthened, helping locals to consider global issues related to conservation practices....

The film tells the story of how this ecologically and culturally important seamount came to be protected by the CHN and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans...

The CCRN organised a special session for IASC 2017 (July 10-14) titled “Understanding success at the interface of conservation and sustainable livelihoods – insights from the Community Conservation Research Network”...

CCRN Director Tony Charles organised a special session for MARE 2017 “Coastal Communities, Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Livelihoods"...

Cheryl Chan's thesis examined how a marine protected area influenced the ecosystem services and social wellbeing of a small scale fishing community in Jamaica...