Marine Protected Areas – A successful implementation of Common-Pool-Resource Theory?

While fish farming has grown tremendously over the past decades, marine catches have stagnated: Nearly 90% of global marine fisheries are overfished (Kokhar, 2017; Worldbank Group, 2017). The increasing degradation of natural resources, such as coastal ecosystems, poses a major threat toward sustainable resource governance. Densely populated coastal regions are especially vulnerable and depend on … Continue reading Marine Protected Areas – A successful implementation of Common-Pool-Resource Theory?