Week 5 – Professor David Smith Lecture
Independent Group of Scientists appointed by the Secretary-General (2019). Global Sustainable Development Report 2019: The Future is Now – Science for Achieving Sustainable Development, United Nations, New York.
*Optional: you may also wish to watch the Launch of the Global Sustainable Development Report 2019 – Press Conference (11 September 2019)
Lange, G. M., Wodon, Q., & Carey, K. (Eds.). (2018). The changing wealth of nations 2018: Building a sustainable future. The World Bank. [Read Executive Summary]
Griggs, D. J., Nilsson, M., Stevance, A., & McCollum, D. (2017). A guide to SDG interactions: from science to implementation. International Council for Science, Paris. [Read Chapters on Goal 14 and Next Steps]
Rittel, H. W., & Webber, M. M. (1973). 2.3 planning problems are wicked. Polity, 4(155), e169.
Detailed material on SDGs and Oceans problems:
Singh, G. G., Cisneros-Montemayor, A. M., Swartz, W., Cheung, W., Guy, J. A., Kenny, T. A., … & Sumaila, R. (2018). A rapid assessment of co-benefits and trade-offs among Sustainable Development Goals. Marine Policy, 93, 223-231.
Jentoft, S., & Chuenpagdee, R. (2009). Fisheries and coastal governance as a wicked problem. Marine Policy, 33(4), 553-560.
Gagern, A., & van den Bergh, J. (2013). A critical review of fishing agreements with tropical developing countries. Marine Policy, 38, 375-386.
Mallory, T. G. (2013). China’s distant water fishing industry: Evolving policies and implications. Marine Policy, 38, 99-108.
Belhabib, D., Sumaila, U. R., Lam, V. W., Zeller, D., Le Billon, P., Kane, E. A., & Pauly, D. (2015). Euros vs. Yuan: comparing European and Chinese fishing access in West Africa. PloS one, 10(3), e0118351.
Smardon, Richard (2009). “The Mankote Mangrove: Microcosm of the Caribbean”, in Sustaining the World’s Wetlands, Springer US, pp. 267-300. [Read Chapter 9 only]
Effects of Climate on Ocean Ecosystem Services:
Mora, C., Frazier, A. G., Longman, R. J., Dacks, R. S., Walton, M. M., Tong, E. J., … & Ambrosino, C. M. (2013). The projected timing of climate departure from recent variability. Nature, 502(7470), 183.
Kroeker, K. J., Kordas, R. L., Crim, R. N., & Singh, G. G. (2010). Meta‐analysis reveals negative yet variable effects of ocean acidification on marine organisms. Ecology letters, 13(11), 1419-1434.
Langin, Katie. (2018). “Mysterious masses of seaweed assault Caribbean islands,” Science 1157-1158
Louime, C., Fortune, J., & Gervais, G. (2017). Sargassum invasion of coastal environments: a growing concern. Am J Environ Sci, 13(1), 58-64.
Doyle, E. and J. Franks (2015). Sargassum Fact Sheet. Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.
Schmidt, C., Krauth, T., & Wagner, S. (2017). Export of plastic debris by rivers into the sea. Environmental science & technology, 51(21), 12246-12253.
Contestabile, M. (2019). Knowledge for sustainability action, Nature Sustainability, 2(7), 537-538.