Since the beginning of 2012, researchers in the Marine Protected Areas Research Group have published a number of peer reviewed publications focusing on a diverse array of issues including establishment of no take zones in MPAs in Canada, governance of small-scale fisheries in Cormoros, capacity building for community-based tourism development, the relationship between conservation values and governance of protected areas, and the sustainability of whale shark tourism in Mexico. A list of recent articles and links are listed below.
Robinson, L., Bennett, N., King, L., & Murray, G. (2012). “We Want Our Children to Grow Up to See These Animals:” Values and Protected Areas Governance in Canada, Ghana and Tanzania. Human Ecology, 1–11. doi:10.1007/s10745-012-9502-7
Hauzer, M., P. Dearden and G. Murray (2012) The effectiveness of community-based governance of small-scale fisheries, Ngazidja island, Comoros. Marine Policy http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2012.06.012
Cheri A. Ayers, Phil Dearden and Rick Rollins. 2012. An exploration of Hul’qumi’num Coast Salish peoples’ attitudes towards the establishment of no-take zones within marine protected areas in the Salish Sea, Canada. The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe canadien 56(2):260-274.
Heck, N, P.Dearden, and A. McDonald (2012) Stakeholder Evaluation Priorities for Demonstrating Marine Protected Area Effectiveness at the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Canada. Coastal Management 40: 55-72
Heck, N, P.Dearden, and A. McDonald (2012) Insights into marine conservation efforts in temperate regions: marine protected areas on Canada’s West Coast. Ocean & Coastal Management 57: 10-20
Ziegler, J., Dearden, P. and Rollins, R. (2012) But are tourists satisfied? Importance-performance analysis of the whale shark tourism industry on Isla Holbox, Mexico. Tourism Management, 33: 692-701
Bennett, N. J., Lemelin, R. H., Koster, R., & Budke, I (2012). A capital assets framework for appraising and building capacity for tourism development in aboriginal protected area gateway communities. Tourism Management.