• OceanGov at MARE 2017 – A Review

    The 9th People and the Sea Conference, organised by MARE from July 5 – 7 headlined under ´Dealing with Maritime Mobilities´. A theme that widely connects with our action´s working…

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  • Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean

    Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean Diversity and Pluralism, Past and Present September 12-14, 2018 London This conference aims to explore the diversity of Muslim cultures prevalent in the Indian…

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  • PhD Position in Development and Knowledge Sociology

    The Research Group Development and Knowledge Sociology at the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research in Bremen, in collaboration with Fiction Meets Science II, and the Fachbereich 8 at the…

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  • Our Ocean Conference

    5th - 6th October
    Malta

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  • Offshore marine constructions as propagators of moon jellyfish dispersal

    Martin Vodopivec, Álvaro J. Peliz and Alenka Malej deal in the August issue of the IOP Environmental Research Letters with the role of artificial constructions, in particular offshore platforms, in…

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  • Keynote in Tenerife by Bonnie McCay on “Ocean Governance and the Commons”

    This key note will be given during the OceanGov conference in Tenerife (Canary islands, Spain, 15-17 November). Abstract Treating the oceans as a large, wet, and mostly wild “commons” is…

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  • IMBIZO 5: Marine biosphere research for a sustainable ocean: Linking ecosystems, future states and resource management

    2nd - 5th October 2017
    Woods Hole, USA

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Ocean Governance for Sustainability – Challenges, Options and the Role of Science

The Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) coordinates the European funded COST Action OceanGov (Ocean Governance for Sustainability - Challenges, Options and the Role of Science), chaired by Anna-Katharina Hornidge. During the 4-years term of the project, ZMT brings together scientists, policy-makers and civil society representatives from 26 EU Member States to create and coordinates a research network for inter- and transdisciplinary research on ocean governance in the EU.

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Recent Publications

Fishing in a congested sea: What do marine protected areas imply for the future of the Maltese artisanal fleet?

From: Sep 2017

Publication Type: Journal Article

Said, Alicia; MacMillan, Douglas; Schembri, Michael; Tzanopoulos, Joseph (2017): Fishing in a congested sea: What do marine protected areas imply for the future of the Maltese artisanal fleet?. Applied Geography 87. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2017.08.013.

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Offshore marine constructions as propagators of moon jellyfish dispersal

From: Aug 2017

Publication Type: Journal Article

Vodopivec, Martin, Peliz, Álvaro J. and Malej, Alenka (2017): Offshore marine constructions as propagators of moon jellyfish dispersal. Environmental Research Letters 12(8). DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa75d9.

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Jentoft, Barragan-Paladines et al. [Eds.] (2017): The Small-Scale Fisheries: Guidelines

From: Jul 2017

Publication Type: Journal Article

Jentoft, Svein, Chuenpagdee, Ratana, Barragán-Paladines, Maria J., Franz, Nicole (Eds.) (2017),Springer International Publishing. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-55074-9. Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-55073-2.

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Fishing in a Congested Sea: What do marine protected areas imply for the future of Maltese artisanal fleet?

From 19. September 2017

Alicia Said, Douglas MacMillan, Michael Schembri, Joseph Tzanopoulos (2017). Applied Geography 87, 245-255. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2017.08.013. a b s t r…

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Keynote in Tenerife by Bonnie McCay on “Ocean Governance and the Commons”

From 13. September 2017

This key note will be given during the OceanGov conference in Tenerife (Canary islands, Spain, 15-17 November). Abstract Treating the…

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Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean

From 12. September 2017

Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean Diversity and Pluralism, Past and Present September 12-14, 2018 London This conference aims to…

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