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Spatial dimensions of fisheries and biodiversity governance

Chapter


Abstract


  • Marine biodiversity and fisheries operate in 3D dynamic space while UNCLOS jurisdictions are mainly based on 2D boundaries,

    challenging space-based governance. Spatial dimensions of fisheries governance become explicit in space–time operational

    restrictions in a system aiming at conserving fishery resources by maintaining stocks maximum sustainable yield level. Environmental

    governance uses Marine Protected Areas as a main measure for conserving biological diversity and aims at covering 10% of the world

    oceans by 2020. This target and the issue of no-take MPAs have been a source of tension between the two streams of governance. The

    chapter considers spatial governance in fisheries and biodiversity conservation, the impacts of the terrestrial heritage of conservation,

    the spatio-temporal issues in both governance fields and the potential offered by spatially structured multiuse integrated management

    frameworks. It concludes that the spatial dimensions of both governance streams and the similarity of issues arising from an increasing

    range of human uses and impacts would require an effective integrated approach to spatial and temporal management.

UOW Authors


  •   Kenchington, Richard
  •   Vestergaard, Ole (external author)
  •   Garcia, Serge M. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Kenchington, R., Vestergaard, O. & Garcia, S. (2014). Spatial dimensions of fisheries and biodiversity governance. In S. Garcia, J. Rice & A. Charles (Eds.), Governance of Marine Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation: Interaction and Coevolution (pp. 110-123). United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84927026287

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1514

Book Title


  • Governance of Marine Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation: Interaction and Coevolution

Start Page


  • 110

End Page


  • 123

Abstract


  • Marine biodiversity and fisheries operate in 3D dynamic space while UNCLOS jurisdictions are mainly based on 2D boundaries,

    challenging space-based governance. Spatial dimensions of fisheries governance become explicit in space–time operational

    restrictions in a system aiming at conserving fishery resources by maintaining stocks maximum sustainable yield level. Environmental

    governance uses Marine Protected Areas as a main measure for conserving biological diversity and aims at covering 10% of the world

    oceans by 2020. This target and the issue of no-take MPAs have been a source of tension between the two streams of governance. The

    chapter considers spatial governance in fisheries and biodiversity conservation, the impacts of the terrestrial heritage of conservation,

    the spatio-temporal issues in both governance fields and the potential offered by spatially structured multiuse integrated management

    frameworks. It concludes that the spatial dimensions of both governance streams and the similarity of issues arising from an increasing

    range of human uses and impacts would require an effective integrated approach to spatial and temporal management.

UOW Authors


  •   Kenchington, Richard
  •   Vestergaard, Ole (external author)
  •   Garcia, Serge M. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Kenchington, R., Vestergaard, O. & Garcia, S. (2014). Spatial dimensions of fisheries and biodiversity governance. In S. Garcia, J. Rice & A. Charles (Eds.), Governance of Marine Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation: Interaction and Coevolution (pp. 110-123). United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84927026287

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1514

Book Title


  • Governance of Marine Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation: Interaction and Coevolution

Start Page


  • 110

End Page


  • 123