Steven Alexander, PhD Candidate, University of Waterloo


Governance of Marine Protected Areas in the face of environmental change, Jamaica


Publications

Alexander, S. (2014). Networks of marine protected areas – the contributions of social networks and a social-ecological systems perspective. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2532

Alexander, S. and Armitage, D. (2014). A social relational network perspective for MPA science. Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12090

Alexander, S., D. Armitage, J. Pittman and D. Campbell. (2014) Can multilevel governance facilitate coastal climate change adaptation in Jamaica? GIVRAPD Working Paper. http://givrapd.org/about/.

 

Presentations

Alexander, S. 2014. A social relational network perspective for MPA science, policy and practice. MPAs as a potential management tool for responsible fisheries in the Caribbean. Christ Church, Barbados.

Alexander, S. and Armitage, D. 2014. Social networks and community-based conservation: A comparative analysis of three co-managed marine reserves in Jamaica. 2nd World Congress for Small Scale Fisheries. Merida, Mexico.

Alexander, S. D. Armitage, J. Pittman and D. Campbell 2014. Multilevel governance and climate change adaptation in Jamaica’s coastal-marine environment. The Caribbean Region: Adaptation and Resilience to Global Change. 6th BCGS International Seminar. Kingston, Jamaica.

Alexander, S. and Armitage, D. 2014. Examining local level dynamics in an emerging network of co-managed marine reserves in Jamaica. Resilience 2014 Resilience and Development: Mobilizing for Transformation. Montpellier, France.

Alexander, S. and Armitage, D. 2013. Expanding the Network Perspective: Understanding Social Networks and the Implications for MPA Effectiveness. 26th International Congress for Conservation Biology. Baltimore, Maryland.