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Aligning public participation with local environmental knowledge in complex marine social-ecological systems

Benham, Claudia


The incorporation of local and traditional knowledges into environmental governance regimes is increasingly recognised as a critical component of effective and equitable conservation efforts. However, there remain significant barriers to integration of community-based knowledge within mainstream environmental governance. This paper explores community-based knowledge in the context of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), a widely-used governance tool designed to predict and manage the impacts...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Marine Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.04.003


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