Social-ecological dimensions of Marine Protected Areas and coastal fishing: How fishermen’s local ecological knowledge can inform fisheries management at the future “Taza” MPA (Algeria, NW Mediterranean)

Social-ecological dimensions of Marine Protected Areas and coastal fishing: How fishermen’s local ecological knowledge can inform fisheries management at the future “Taza” MPA (Algeria, NW Mediterranean)

To sustain fisheries and manage resources more effectively, international conventions such as the Convention on Biological Diversity acknowledge the importance of involving local knowledge and its holders in the management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). This paper examines fishermen’s Local

Synergistic use of Facebook, online questionnaires and local ecological knowledge to detect and reconstruct the bioinvasion of the Iberian Peninsula by Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896

Synergistic use of Facebook, online questionnaires and local ecological knowledge to detect and reconstruct the bioinvasion of the Iberian Peninsula by Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896

The widespread use of social network sites and smartphones has enhanced the potential of Citizen Science (CS), i.e., to enlist the general public in gathering scientific information across large spatial-temporal scales. This research describes a CS application to reconstruct the