Incorporating socioeconomic and political drivers of international collaboration into marine conservation planning

Noam Levin, Ayesha I.T. Tulloch, Ascelin Gordon, Tessa Mazor, Nils Bunnefeld, Salit Kark

نتاج البحث: نشر في مجلةمقالة مرجعيةمراجعة النظراء

ملخص

International collaboration can be crucial in determining the outcomes of conservation actions. Here, we propose a framework for incorporating demographic, socioeconomic, and political data into conservation prioritization in complex regions shared by multiple countries. As a case study, we quantitatively apply this approach to one of the world's most complex and threatened biodiversity hotspots: the Mediterranean Basin. Our analysis of 22 countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea showed that the strongest economic, trade, tourism, and political ties are clearly among the three northwestern countries of Italy, France, and Spain. Although economic activity between countries is often seen as a threat, it may also serve as an indicator of the potential of collaboration in conservation. Using data for threatened marine vertebrate species, we show how areas prioritized for conservation shift spatially when economic factors are used as a surrogate to favor areas where collaborative potential in conservation is more likely.

اللغة الأصليةإنجليزيّة أمريكيّة
الصفحات (من إلى)547-563
عدد الصفحات17
دوريةBioScience
مستوى الصوت63
رقم الإصدار7
المعرِّفات الرقمية للأشياء
حالة النشرنُشِر - يوليو 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • !!General Agricultural and Biological Sciences

بصمة

أدرس بدقة موضوعات البحث “Incorporating socioeconomic and political drivers of international collaboration into marine conservation planning'. فهما يشكلان معًا بصمة فريدة.

قم بذكر هذا