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"Integrated Measures of Indigenous Land and Sea Management Effectiveness: Challenges and Opportunities for Improved Conservation Partnerships in Australia"

Looking at cases of Indigenous land and sea management in Australia, Austin et al. suggest four ways Indigenous groups and institutional investors can work together to establish meaningful criteria for ensuring effective conservation outcomes.


James Hatley's article for the 'Living Lexicon for the Environmental Humanities' section discusses the horizon of the 'Aion' (as formulated in the four geological eons), and the fact that every species is linked in genetic kinship.

"Knechtsand: A Site of Memory in Flux"

This article reflects on the Knechtsand, a sandbank in the estuary of the Weser, that served as a bombing range for the British and American air forces stationed in England in 1952. It examines the locals' protests historically and uncovers strands of tradition that are hugely significant for our understanding of the Wadden Sea and the expanding conservation regime.

Wild Earth 12, no. 4

Wild Earth 12, no. 4, features an interview with Sylvia Earle on 'Our Oceans, Ouselves,' essays on worldwide fishing and consumer conscience, on launching a sea ethic, and the food web complexity in kelp forest ecosystems.

Coral Bleaching Harms Seychelle Islands

The 1998 El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) triggered the worst coral bleaching event ever witnessed, and is indicative of what future climate change events can destroy.


United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III)

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea resulted from the third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III) between 1973 and 1982 and reforms the Law of the Sea Treaty, which formally outlines modern international policy regarding the oceans and marine resources.