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Civil society participation in the Scottish marine planning process and the role of Environmental Non-Governmental Organisations (2019)
Journal Article
Brooker, E., Hopkins, C., Devenport, E., Greenhill, L., & Duncan, C. (2019). Civil society participation in the Scottish marine planning process and the role of Environmental Non-Governmental Organisations. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2018.1532876

Sustainable development principles are based on the fundamental recognition of humans as an integral part of the ecosystem. Participation of civil society should therefore be central to marine planning processes and enabling ecosystem-based managemen... Read More

Navigating future uncertainty in marine protected area governance: lessons from the Scottish MPA network (2018)
Journal Article
Hopkins, C. R., Bailey, D. M., & Potts, T. (2018). Navigating future uncertainty in marine protected area governance: lessons from the Scottish MPA network. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 207, 303-311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2018.04.020

As international pressure for marine protection has increased, Scotland has increased spatial protection through the development of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) network. Few MPA networks to date have included specific considerations of climate chang... Read More

Charting the course for a blue economy in Peru: a research agenda (2018)
Journal Article
McKinley, E., Aller-Rojas, O., Hattam, C., Germond-Duret, C., San Martín, I. V., Hopkins, C. R., …Potts, T. (2018). Charting the course for a blue economy in Peru: a research agenda. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-018-0133-z

Ocean- and coastal-based economic activities are increasingly recognised as key drivers for supporting global economies. This move towards the “blue economy” is becoming globally widespread, with the recognition that if ocean-based activities are to... Read More

Scotland as a case study for how benefits of marine ecosystem services may contribute to the commercial fishing industry (2017)
Journal Article
Brooker, E., Devenport, E., Hopkins, C. R., Hennige, S., Roberts, J. M., & Duncan, C. (2018). Scotland as a case study for how benefits of marine ecosystem services may contribute to the commercial fishing industry. Marine Policy, 93, 271-283. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.06.009

In July 2015, Scotland became one of the first countries to sign up to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which, unlike their forerunner the Millennium Development Goals, are not restricted to developing nations. Their respective targets sho... Read More

Scotland's Marine Protected Area network: Reviewing progress towards achieving commitments for marine conservation (2016)
Journal Article
Hopkins, C., Bailey, D., & Potts, T. (2016). Scotland's Marine Protected Area network: Reviewing progress towards achieving commitments for marine conservation. Marine Policy, 71, 44-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.05.015

Significant progress has been made towards implementing Marine Protected Area (MPA) networks in UK waters, with Scotland successfully designating 30 new Scottish MPA sites in July 2014. This paper reviews the Scottish MPA process up to the point of i... Read More

Perceptions of practitioners: Managing marine protected areas for climate change resilience (2016)
Journal Article
Hopkins, C. R., Bailey, D. M., & Potts, T. (2016). Perceptions of practitioners: Managing marine protected areas for climate change resilience. Ocean and Coastal Management, 128, 18-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2016.04.014

Climate change is impacting upon global marine ecosystems and ocean wide changes in ecosystem properties are expected to continue. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have been implemented as a conservation tool throughout the world, primarily as a measure... Read More

External actors, high value resources and threatened species: shark fin commodity chains of Northern Madagascar, interception for conservation (2011)
Thesis
Hopkins, C. External actors, high value resources and threatened species: shark fin commodity chains of Northern Madagascar, interception for conservation. (Thesis). Imperial College London. Retrieved from https://hull-repository...ribe.com/output/2485043

Wildlife trade threatens many exploited populations with unsustainable levels of extraction. The shark fin trade is perceived as a primary driver in the decline of many shark populations. The targeting of sharks by local fisheries to feed the demand... Read More