People, the ocean and marine protected area governance
Marine Parks or Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are one tool in the vast toolbox of approaches to manage our marine environment. They can be highly beneficial to marine ecological systems by protecting habitat, providing refuge to threatened species and acting as scientific reference areas.
Marine parks in India – a case for maritime environmentalism
Conservation stories often encourage an imagination of conservation as a simple exercise in moral dualism – choosing good over bad. It is this facile type-casting and posturing that paves the path for contentious interventions.
Marine wilderness or peopled seas?
Exploring the human dimensions of large marine protected areas
The dire conservation status of lions in West and Central Africa
Besides elephants, lions are the quintessential symbol of wild Africa, used as icons of strength and power in national flags, coats of arms, historical and contemporary art, and logos of sports teams and private enterprises around the globe.
Crisis on the Darling
Understanding conflict between aboriginal people and ecologists