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Ocean Governance in the Anthropocene

posted Apr 19, 2014, 9:45 AM by Joao Torrado   [ updated May 15, 2014, 6:20 AM ]
Issue n81
The ocean was once thought to be a bottomless resource, to be divided and used by nations and their people. Now we know better. Ruben Zondervan, Leopoldo CavaleriGerhardinger, Isabel Torres de Noronha, Mark Joseph Spalding and Oran R Young explore how to govern and protect our planet’s marine environment. More.

Ruben Zondervan is the executive director of the Earth System Governance Project. He is based at Lund University in Sweden.
Leopoldo Cavaleri Gerhardinger is an Earth System Governance Project Regional Research Fellow Coordinator for Brazil and PhD candidate at Campinas State University–UNICAMP (Brazil).
Isabel Torres de Noronha is co-founder and head of the Future Ocean Alliance; she is based at the Luso-American Foundation for Development (Portugal).
Mark Joseph Spalding is the president and chair of The Ocean Foundation, a co-founder of several initiatives, including the Future Ocean Alliance, and he is based in Washington, D.C. (US).
Oran R Young is a lead faculty member of the Earth System Governance Project and a research professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management of the University of California at Santa Barbara (US). He is the former chair of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change.