Community-based Management


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Baldwin, C., Lewison, R.L., Lieske, S.N., Beger, M., Hines, E., Dearden, P., Rudd, M.A., Jones, C., Satumanatpan, S., and Junchompoo, C. 2016. Using the DPSIR framework for transdisciplinary training and knowledge elicitation in the Gulf of Thailand. Ocean & Coastal Management, 134:163172.

Berdej, S., D. Armitage and A. Charles. 2016. Governance and Community Conservation. Community Conservation Research Network. Halifax, Nova Scotia. OA

Long, R.D., Charles, A., and Stephenson, R.L. 2016. Key principles of ecosystem-based management: the fishermen’s perspective. Fish Fish. doi:10.1111/faf.12175. OA


Agyare, A., Dearden, P., Murray, G., and Rollins, R. 2015. Conservation in Context: Variability in Desired and Perceived Outcomes of Community Based Natural Resources Governance in Ghana. Society and Natural Resources, 28(9): 975-994.

Agyare, A., Murray G., Dearden P., and Rollins, R. 2015. Understanding inter-community performance assessments in community-based resource management at Avu Lagoon, Ghana. Environmental Development and Sustainability DOI 10.1007/s10668-014-9617-7.

Alexander, S., Armitage, D., and T. Charles. 2015. Social networks and transitions to co-management in Jamaican marine reserves and small-scale fisheries. Global Environmental Change. 35: 213–225.

Armitage, D. 2015 Resource and Environmental Management in Northern Canada. in: B. Mitchell (Ed). Resource and Environmental Management in Canada: Addressing Conflict and Uncertainty.

Vieira, M. A. R. M., Santos, C. R., Seixas, C. S. 2015. Oportunidades na legislação brasileira para sistemas de gestão compartilhada da pesca costeira. (Opportunities for fisheries co-management in coastal systems within Brazilian legislation). Bol. Inst. Pesca, 41(4): 995 – 1012. OA


Begossi, A.; Berkes, F.; Castro, F.; Lopes, P.F.M.; Seixas, C.S.; Silvano, R. 2014. The Paraty Fisheries in the context of co-management and Latin America fisheries. In: Comunidades pesqueiras de Paraty: sugestões para manejo. Organizadora: A. Begossi e P. Lopes. Editora Rima.

Charles, A. 2014. Human Dimensions in Marine Ecosystem-Based Management. Chapter 3 in: The Sea, Volume 16 (M.J. Fogarty and J.J. McCarthy, editors) Harvard University Press. Cambridge, U.S.A.

Trimble, M.; Araujo, L.G.; Seixas, C.S. 2014. One party does not tango! Fishers’ non-participation as a barrier to co-management in Paraty, Brazil. Ocean and Coastal Management 91: 9-18.


Bennett, N. and P. Dearden. 2013. Why local people do not support conservation: Community perceptions of marine protected area livelihood impacts, governance and management in Thailand. Marine Policy 44: 107-116.

Freitas, R. R., and Seixas, C.S. 2013. Sustainable territorial development in a marine reserve in coastal Brazil: is it feasible? In: Protected Areas and Place Making: How do we provide conservation, landscape management, tourism, human health and regional development? 2013, Protected Areas and Place Making Conference. Foz do Iguaçú, p. 53-58.

Hauzer, M., P. Dearden and G. Murray. 2013. The effectiveness of community-based governance of small-scale fisheries, Ngazidja island, Comoros. Marine Policy 38:346-354.

Hauzer, M., P. Dearden and G. Murray.2013. The fisherwomen of Ngazidja island, Comoros: Fisheries livelihoods, impacts, and implications for management. Fisheries Research 140:28-35.

Plummer, R., D. R. Armitage, and R. C. de Loë. 2013. Adaptive comanagement and its relationship to environmental governance. Ecology and Society 18(1): 21.

Santana, R., B. Salvatierra-Izaba, M.R., Parra-Vázquez, y A.M. Arce-Ibarra. 2013. Economic contribution of ecotourism and livelihood strategies to domestic groups of the Yucatan Peninsula, México. PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural 2013 Vol. 11 No. 1 pp. 185-204.


Araujo, L.G.; Seixas, C. S. 2012. Fishers Participation in Coastal Fisheries Co-management: The Case of the Community of Trindade, in Southeastern Coast of Brazil. In: 65th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference, Santa Marta. Proceedings of the 65th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, GCFI 65: 1-7.

Castrejón, M., and A. Charles. 2012. Improving Fisheries Co-management through Ecosystem-based Spatial Management: The Galapagos Marine Reserve. Marine Policy 38:235-245.


Sowman M., Hauck M., Van Sittert, L. and J. Sunde. 2011. Marine protected area management in South Africa: New policies – old paradigms. Environmental Management 47(4):573-83.