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Brexit: The marine governance horrendogram just got more horrendous! (2016)
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Boyes, S. J., & Elliott, M. (2016). Brexit: The marine governance horrendogram just got more horrendous!. Marine pollution bulletin, 111(1-2), (41-44). doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.08.020. ISSN 0025-326X

On Thursday 23rd June 2016, the British people voted in a referendum on the following question: ‘Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?’ Of the 33,551,983 who voted, 51.9% (17,410,742) voted to le... Read More

Is existing legislation fit-for-purpose to achieve Good Environmental Status in European seas? (2016)
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Boyes, S. J., Elliott, M., Murillas-Maza, A., Papadopoulou, N., & Uyarra, M. C. (2016). Is existing legislation fit-for-purpose to achieve Good Environmental Status in European seas?. Marine pollution bulletin, 111(1-2), 18-32. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.06.079

Recent additions to marine environmental legislation are usually designed to fill gaps in protection and management, build on existing practices or correct deficiencies in previous instruments. Article 13 of the European Marine Strategy Framework Dir... Read More

Integrating natural and social sciences to manage sustainably vectors of change in the marine environment: Dogger Bank transnational case study (2015)
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Burdon, D., Boyes, S. J., Elliott, M., Smyth, K., Atkins, J. P., Barnes, R. A., & Wurzel, R. K. (2018). Integrating natural and social sciences to manage sustainably vectors of change in the marine environment: Dogger Bank transnational case study. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 201, (234-247). doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2015.09.012. ISSN 0272-7714

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. The management of marine resources is a complex process driven by the dynamics of the natural system and the influence of stakeholders including policy-makers. An integration of natural and social sciences research is required by... Read More

Integrating management tools and concepts to develop an estuarine planning support system: A case study of the Humber Estuary, Eastern England (2015)
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Lonsdale, J., Weston, K., Barnard, S., Boyes, S. J., & Elliott, M. (2015). Integrating management tools and concepts to develop an estuarine planning support system: A case study of the Humber Estuary, Eastern England. Marine pollution bulletin, 100(1), 393-405. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.08.017

© 2015. Estuaries are important because of their multiple uses and users which often makes them challenging to manage since management must strike a balance between the needs of users, the estuaries' ecological and economic value and the context of m... Read More

Marine legislation - the ultimate 'horrendogram': international law, European directives and national implementation (2014)
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Boyes, S. J., & Elliott, M. (2014). Marine legislation - the ultimate 'horrendogram': international law, European directives and national implementation. Marine pollution bulletin, 86(1-2), (39-47). doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.06.055. ISSN 0025-326X

The EU is a pre-eminent player in sustainable development, adopting more than 200 pieces of legislation that have direct repercussions for marine environmental policy and management. Over five decades, measures have aimed to protect the marine enviro... Read More

The excessive complexity of national marine governance systems - Has this decreased in England since the introduction of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009? (2014)
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Boyes, S. J., & Elliott, M. (2014). The excessive complexity of national marine governance systems - Has this decreased in England since the introduction of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009?. Marine Policy, 51(January), (57-65). doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2014.07.019. ISSN 0308-597x

With successive Government restructuring and the introduction of the Marine and Coastal Access Act in 2009, this paper revisits a previous set of organograms created in 2006 indicating the government departments with responsibilities relating to the... Read More