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"Environmental Sustainability and Policy" Papers and Publications


Cwikiel, S., N. Johnson and M. Meier, 2018. Effective conservation of marine migratory species in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-281, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Selected student research


Schneider, C. and B. Desrosiers, 2018. Restoration of seabird populations in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-281, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Selected student research


Wigglesworth, R., L. Asher and C. Hoff, 2018. Considering the social and cultural dimensions of ocean policy in the Phoenix Islands. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-281, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Selected student research


Wigglesworth, R. 2018. Continuing Kiribati's ocean legacy: Protecting the Line Islands. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-281, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA), Selected student research


Hoff, C., 2018. Assessing PIPA as a blueprint: implementing a MPA in Tonga. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-281, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Marine spatial planning, Selected student research


Irwin, E., P. Culligan, M. Fischer-Kowalski, K. L. Law*, R. Murtugudde and S. Pfirman, 2018. Bridging barriers to advance global sustainability. Nature Sustainability 1, 324-326. doi: 10.1038/s41893-018-0085-1

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Peer-reviewed publications


Anderson, A., J. Gill, D. Hanelin and M. Martinez, 2018. The legacy of the Sargasso Sea's history and legends: an early inspiration for a more contemporary sense of place. Unpublished student policy paper, Class C-279, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Sargasso Sea management plan, Selected student research


Renee, J., A. Sanders and S. Waller, 2018. Mare incognitum: highlighting the under-explored ecosystem services of science and sense of place. Unpublished student policy paper, Class C-279, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Sargasso Sea management plan, Selected student research


SEA Class S-278, 2018. Marotiri Marine Protected Area Proposal: Creating a sustainable MPA for the Austral Islands. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-278, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Coastal and ocean policy, Selected student research


Bryant, E.*, 2018. Plastics at SEA: scientists searching for solutions. Falmouth Green Planet Faire (invited speaker). Falmouth, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Trash Shouldn't Splash, Presentations


SEA Class S-277, 2018. Marine Spatial Plan for Wellington, NZ. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-277, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Marine spatial planning, Selected student research


Stafford, S., 2018. Zero waste lifestyle swaps for beginners. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-277, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Trash Shouldn't Splash, Selected student research


Law, K. L.*, 2018. Nature sustainability. Tsinghua University International Forum: Re-thinking Interdisciplinary research for global sustainability, Beijing, China.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Presentations


SEA Class S-276, 2017. Marine Spatial Planning press kit for Napier, NZ. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-276, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Marine spatial planning, Selected student research


Guo, C., 2017. Seasonal labor migration and its social impacts: the case of I-Kiribati seafarers. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-274, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA), Selected student research


Alvanas, K., 2017. Protection from above: fisheries enforcement in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-274, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA), Selected student research


SEA Class C-273, 2017. The International Coalition for the Sargasso Sea action plan. Unpublished student policy paper, Class C-273, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Sargasso Sea management plan, Selected student research


SEA Class C-270, 2017. Climate change resilience management proposal for the commonwealth of Dominica. Unpublished student policy paper, Class C-270, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Coastal and ocean policy, Selected student research


So, K., M. Gano and I. Klaaborg, 2016. Place-based management of ocean and environmental changes in the Mediterranean. Unpublished student policy paper, Class C-269, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Coastal and ocean policy, Selected student research


Bryant, E.*, 2016. Marine debris reduction via a shift in social norms. Marine Debris Law and Policy Symposium, Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, RI.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Trash Shouldn't Splash, Presentations


Morgan, B. and T. Diaz, 2016. The future of the Kiribati reef: an analysis of MPAs and their success in reef systems. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-268, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA), Selected student research


SEA Class C-266, 2016. A framework for the implementation of conservation management in the Sargasso Sea. Unpublished student policy paper, Class C-266, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Sargasso Sea management plan, Selected student research


Soudakoff, R., S. Luo and E. Thomas, 2016. The Ross Sea: the last ocean. Unpublished student policy paper, Class S-264, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Marine spatial planning, Selected student research


Siuda, A.* and T. Smythe*, 2016. Marine spatial planning applied to the high seas: process and results of an exercise focused on the Sargasso Sea. Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Sargasso Sea management plan, Presentations


Kelly, C., J. Kenyon and H. Westbrook, 2015. Mitigating the effects of ocean acidification: case studies for a global solution in the climate change era. Unpublished student policy paper, Class C-263, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Coastal and ocean policy, Selected student research


SEA Class C-259, 2015. A Marine Management Proposal for the Sargasso Sea. Unpublished student policy paper, Class C-259, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Sargasso Sea management plan, Selected student research


SEA Class C-252, 2014. Conservation in the Sargasso Sea Under the Hamilton Declaration. Unpublished student policy paper, Class C-252, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Sargasso Sea management plan, Selected student research


Siuda, A.*, J. Jensen* and C. McClennen^, 2013. Cross-training undergraduate scientists in practical conservation: integrating science and policy skills in a problem-based curriculum. 26th International Congress for Conservation Biology, Baltimore, MD.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Sargasso Sea management plan, Presentations


Jensen, J.*, A. Siuda*, J. McDonald, C. McClennen^, L. Amaral-Zettler and E. Zettler*, 2013. SEA Semester Marine Biodiversity and Conservation: improving stewardship capacities through field-based undergraduate education. George Wright Society Biennial Conference on Parks, Protected Areas and Cultural Sites, Denver, CO.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Sargasso Sea management plan, Presentations


Laffoley, D. d'A, H. Roe, M. Angel, J. Ardron, N. Bates, I. Boyd, S. Brooke, K. Buck, C. Carlson, B. Causey, M. Conte, S. Christiansen, J. Cleary, J. Donnelly, S. Earle, R. Edwards, K. Gjerde, S. Giovannoni, S. Gulick, M. Gollock, J. Hallett, P. Halpin, R. Hanel, A. Hemphill, R. Johnson, A. Knap, M. Lomas, S. McKenna, M. Miller, P. Miller, F. Ming, R. Moffitt, N. Nelson, L. Parson, A. Peters, J. Pitt, P. Rouja, J. Roberts, J. Roberts, D. Seigel, A. Siuda*, D. Steinberg, A. Stevenson, V. Sumaila, W. Swartz, S. Thorrold, T. Trott and V. Vats, 2011. The protection and management of the Sargasso Sea: the golden floating rainforest of the Atlantic Ocean. Summary Science and Supporting Evidence Case. Sargasso Sea Alliance, 44 pp.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Sargasso Sea management plan, Other


The Nature Conservancy, 2007. Exploring a new strategy for marine protection: an analysis of laws, policies, and practices related to private conservation of tidelands in Massachusetts. Boston, MA. 28 pp. (E. J. Bryant*, co-author)

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Marine spatial planning, Other


Bryant, E. J.* and K. M. Fletcher, 2006. Exploring a new strategy for marine protection: private conservation of tidelands in Massachusetts. Ocean and Coastal Law Journal 12.

Research themes and publication type: Environmental Sustainability and Policy, Marine spatial planning, Other


* SEA faculty and staff
^ SEA Semester alumnus