June 2017: Governing the coastal commons: Communities, resilience and transformation, edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, and Fikret Berkes, is now published! The volume examines how coastal communities are adapting to environmental change, and the attributes of governance that foster deliberate transformations and help to build resilience of social and ecological systems. View the booklet here.
June 2017: Several new publications from ECGG members!
April 2017: Congratulations to Evan Andrews for being awarded a doctoral SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship!
April 2017: We had our final Instagram takeover of Ontario Research Matters on April 18. This takeover was about why environmental governance research matters.
April 2017: Congratulations to Cheryl Chan, who is one of the top 25 finalists in the SSHRC 2017 Storytellers challenge! Her video is entitled “Fish for our Future: Communities and Marine Conservation”. Cheryl also was also recently an emcee for the Ontario Provincial 3 Minute Thesis competition on April 12 at the Centre for International Governance Innovation.
April 2017: Mark Andrachuk and colleagues have recently published a paper which interrogates the potential of small and medium-sized enterprises for transformative change towards more sustainable futures. The paper also examines the likelihood of enterprises to translate potential into action, and discusses governance implications.
April 2017: ECGG is excited to announce that we are organizing a field school to India’s Chilika Lagoon from May 4 – 8, 2017. The field school, “Coastal Wellbeing and Ecosystem Services Amidst Rapid Change” is being organized in collaboration with the Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and NIRMAN Odisha. For more information, please see our page and our brochure.
March 2017: On March 21, ECGG is once again taking over Ontario Research Matters’ Instagram! The theme of the takeover is “People, fish, and water”. Be sure to take a look!
March 2017: Ana Carolina Esteves Dias was put in the spotlight by the Community Conservation Research Network. She discusses her research on human interactions with coastal zones and future research plans here!
March 2017: Irene Brueckner-Irwin presented a poster at the Canadian Parks Conference, which was held in Banff, Alberta from March 8-11. Her poster presented initial research findings on the implications of marine protected areas on the wellbeing of coastal communities in the Bay of Fundy.