Research

2m The interaction between seaweed farming as an alternative occupation and fisher numbers in the central Philippines

Abstract Alternative occupations are frequently promoted as a means to reduce the number of people exploiting declining fisheries. However, there

2m Is certification the answer? A consideration of local power and perspectives in a seaweed value chain

Abstract The global seaweed industry has grown rapidly over the last two decades, and its connection with both livelihoods and

2m Locally assessing the economic viability of blue carbon: A case study from Panay Island, the Philippines

Abstract Previous blue carbon studies have focused on discrete carbon stock assessments and overarching systematic reviews which broadly speculate that it may

2m Livelihood diversification for conservation: Interactions between seaweed farming and fishing in Danajon Bank, central Philippines

Abstract Livelihoods-based approaches are increasingly used within conservation projects in developing countries to help reduce the exploitation of species for

2m Challenging assumptions: the gendered nature of mosquito net fishing and the implications for management

Abstract Mosquito net fishing (MNF) is a growing activity globally, particularly in places where mass distributions of nets are a

2m Measuring the long-term success of small-scale reserves in a Philippine reef fishery.

Abstract Tropical coral reefs are subject to multiple pressures from both natural and anthropogenic sources. These pressures have caused widespread

2m Multiple ecosystem services delivery in rehabilitated mangroves: a case study on the relative benefits of abandoned pond reversion from Panay Island, Philippines

Abstract Mangroves provide vital climate change mitigation and adaptation (CCMA) ecosystem services (ES), yet have suffered extensive tropics-wide declines. To

2m Achieving net benefits: A roadmap for cross-sectoral policy development in response to the unintended use of mosquito nets as fishing gear

Recommendations in summary We recommend that the WHO, FAO, UNDP and other UN agencies recognise the need for strategic, collaborative

2m Manual for community-based mangrove rehabilitation

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2m An integrated assessment of coastal fisheries in Mozambique for conservation planning

Abstract Conservation planning of coastal ecosystems is improved by quantitative data on human activities and marine habitats, though is challenging

2m Reframing the concept of alternative livelihoods

Abstract Alternative livelihood project (ALP) is a widely used term for interventions that aim to reduce the prevalence of activities

2m Spillover effects of a community-managed marine reserve

Abstract The value of no-take marine reserves as fisheries-management tools is controversial, particularly in high-poverty areas where human populations depend

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