Marine Policy

(The TQCC of Marine Policy is 10. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Blue growth and blue justice: Ten risks and solutions for the ocean economy187
A review of global oyster aquaculture production and consumption146
Policies to reduce single-use plastic marine pollution in West Africa137
The key challenges and critical success factors of blockchain implementation: Policy implications for Singapore’s maritime industry86
Assessment of scientific gaps related to the effective environmental management of deep-seabed mining79
COVID-19 impacts and adaptations in Asia and Africa’s aquatic food value chains72
Climate change increases the risk of fisheries conflict71
How do environmental regulation and technological innovation affect the sustainable development of marine economy: New evidence from China’s coastal provinces and cities68
Considering Indigenous Peoples and local communities in governance of the global ocean commons65
Estimating the effect of COVID-19 epidemic on shipping trade: An empirical analysis using panel data62
Ecological security evaluation of marine ranching with AHP-entropy-based TOPSIS: A case study of Yantai, China61
Nonlinear effects of marine economic growth and technological innovation on marine pollution: Panel threshold analysis for China's 11 coastal regions59
Life in a drop: Sampling environmental DNA for marine fishery management and ecosystem monitoring59
Assessment of the economic performance of the seabream and seabass aquaculture industry in the European Union58
Data-driven approach for highlighting priority areas for protection in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction56
Recent ship traffic and developing shipping trends on the Northern Sea Route—Policy implications for future arctic shipping51
Do political promotion incentive and fiscal incentive of local governments matter for the marine environmental pollution? Evidence from China’s coastal areas51
Assessing impacts of COVID-19 on aquatic food system and small-scale fisheries in Bangladesh50
The opening of the Transpolar Sea Route: Logistical, geopolitical, environmental, and socioeconomic impacts49
Two decades of progress in Marine Spatial Planning49
Valuable but vulnerable: Over-fishing and under-management continue to threaten groupers so what now?48
Major challenges in developing marine spatial planning48
Does corporate social responsibility (CSR) impact on development of women in small-scale fisheries of sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from coastal communities of Niger Delta in Nigeria47
Financial development, productivity, and high-quality development of the marine economy46
From Blue Economy to Blue Communities: reorienting aquaculture expansion for community wellbeing43
COVID-19 border closures cause humanitarian crew change crisis at sea42
Maritime transport in the French economy and its impact on air pollution: An input-output analysis42
Financial inclusion to build economic resilience in small-scale fisheries41
Stuck in the middle with you (and not much time left): The third intergovernmental conference on biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction41
COVID-19 provides an opportunity to advance a sustainable UK fisheries policy in a post-Brexit brave new world41
COVID-19 restrictions amidst cyclones and volcanoes: A rapid assessment of early impacts on livelihoods and food security in coastal communities in Vanuatu40
Carbon Emission Trading Scheme in the shipping sector: Drivers, challenges, and impacts40
An evolutionary game model analysis on emission control areas in China40
Traditional knowledge and the BBNJ instrument40
Monitoring and managing fisheries discards: New technologies and approaches40
Evolution of mariculture policies in China: Experience and challenge40
An emergency responding mechanism for cruise epidemic prevention—taking COVID-19 as an example40
Marine spatial planning in areas beyond national jurisdiction40
Visualizing the social in aquaculture: How social dimension components illustrate the effects of aquaculture across geographic scales39
Environmental considerations for impact and preservation reference zones for deep-sea polymetallic nodule mining39
Carbon emission and economic output of China’s marine fishery – A decoupling efforts analysis39
A blue carbon ecosystems qualitative assessment applying the DPSIR framework: Local perspective of global benefits and contributions39
The global costs and benefits of expanding Marine Protected Areas39
Evolution of China's marine ranching policy based on the perspective of policy tools39
Challenges and misperceptions around global fishing gear loss estimates38
Key factors of container port competitiveness: A global shipping lines perspective38
Survival of the Richest, not the Fittest: How attempts to improve governance impact African small-scale marine fisheries37
Exploring gender inclusion in small-scale fisheries management and development in Melanesia35
Blue crime: Conceptualising transnational organised crime at sea35
Evolutionary policy of trading of blue carbon produced by marine ranching with media participation and government supervision35
Impacts of COVID-19 on the finfish aquaculture industry of Bangladesh: A case study35
Implementation of blue carbon offset crediting for seagrass meadows, macroalgal beds, and macroalgae farming in Japan35
The oyster fishery in China: Trend, concerns and solutions35
Feasibility of the Northern Sea Route for oil shipping from the economic and environmental perspective and its influence on China's oil imports34
How do carbon trading platform participation and government subsidy motivate blue carbon trading of marine ranching? A study based on evolutionary equilibrium strategy method34
A case for seaweed aquaculture inclusion in U.S. nutrient pollution management34
The ability of fish ecolabels to promote a change in the sustainability awareness33
Assessing plume impacts caused by polymetallic nodule mining vehicles33
Increasing Ghanaian fish farms’ productivity: Does the use of the internet matter?33
Measuring achievements towards SDG 14, life below water, in the United Arab Emirates33
The usual suspects? Distribution of collaboration capital in marine biodiversity research33
Can environmental regulation promote urban innovation in the underdeveloped coastal regions of western China?33
The blue economy as a boundary object for hegemony across scales32
Research on the ecologicalization efficiency of mariculture industry in China and its influencing factors32
Plastic Bags Prohibition Bill: A developing story of crass legalism aiming to reduce plastic marine pollution in Nigeria32
Emerging themes to support ambitious UK marine biodiversity conservation32
Combining offshore wind farms, nature conservation and seafood: Lessons from a Dutch community of practice31
Using citizen science to evaluate extended producer responsibility policy to reduce marine plastic debris shows no reduction in pollution levels31
The model of early warning for China's marine ecology-economy symbiosis security31
Seaweeds farming for sustainable development goals and blue economy in Bangladesh31
More than fish: Policy coherence and benefit sharing as necessary conditions for equitable aquaculture development31
Impact of novel coronavirus pandemic on aquaculture and fisheries in developing countries and sustainable recovery plans: Case of Bangladesh31
Rights of Nature: Perspectives for Global Ocean Stewardship30
Synergistic analysis of the resilience and efficiency of China’s marine economy and the role of resilience policy30
Ocean science, data, and services for the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals30
Getting to 2030 - Scaling effort to ambition through a narrative model of the SDGs30
Current and future socio-ecological vulnerability and adaptation of artisanal fisheries communities in Peru, the case of the Huaura province30
Defining active, inactive, and extinct seafloor massive sulfide deposits30
Small-scale fisheries development in Africa: Lessons learned and best practices for enhancing food security and livelihoods30
The marine economy of the United Kingdom30
Developing sustainable small-scale fisheries livelihoods in Indonesia: Trends, enabling and constraining factors, and future opportunities30
Implementation of the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index: An important but costly step towards ocean protection29
Port competitiveness: Do container terminal operators and liner shipping companies see eye to eye?29
Community participation in assessment of fisheries related ecosystem services towards the establishment of marine protected area in the Greater Cape Three Points area in Ghana29
Input versus output controls as instruments for fisheries management with a focus on Mediterranean fisheries29
Maritime transport and economic growth: Interconnection and influence (an example of the countriesin the Caspian sea coast; Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Iran)29
The Ross Sea, Antarctica: A highly protected MPA in international waters28
Crafting a sustainability transition experiment for the brazilian blue economy28
Does digital technology promote the sustainable development of the marine equipment manufacturing industry in China?28
Analysis and discussion of 28 recent marine protected area governance (MPAG) case studies: Challenges of decentralisation in the shadow of hierarchy28
Blue bonds for marine conservation and a sustainable ocean economy: Status, trends, and insights from green bonds28
Environmental (in)justice in the Anthropocene ocean28
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on seafarers’ mental health and chronic fatigue: Beneficial effects of onboard peer support, external support and Internet access28
Estimating the damage cost of plastic waste in Galapagos Islands: A contingent valuation approach27
Public acceptance of a large-scale offshore wind power project in South Korea27
A bibliometric assessment of progress in marine spatial planning27
Transforming traditional management into contemporary territorial-based fisheries management rights for small-scale fisheries in Indonesia27
Influence of marine industrial agglomeration and environmental regulation on marine innovation efficiency—From an innovation value chain perspective27
COVID-19 impacts on coastal communities in Kenya27
Implementing marine functional zoning in China26
Policy outlook: Recent evolutions of maritime spatial planning in the European Union26
Mapping and analysis of maritime accidents in the Russian Arctic through the lens of the Polar Code and POLARIS system26
Strategies, actions, and policies by Taiwan’s ENGOs, media, and government to reduce plastic use and marine plastic pollution26
Beyond static spatial management: Scientific and legal considerations for dynamic management in the high seas26
Towards sustainable small-scale fisheries in China: A case study of Hainan26
The label “Cação” is a shark or a ray and can be a threatened species! Elasmobranch trade in Southern Brazil unveiled by DNA barcoding26
Planning marine protected areas under the CCAMLR regime – The case of the Weddell Sea (Antarctica)26
How blue financing can sustain ocean conservation and development: A proposed conceptual framework for blue financing mechanism26
Unpacking legal and policy frameworks: A step ahead for implementing the Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines25
Maritime dependency and economic prosperity: Why access to oceanic trade matters25
Marine conservation beyond MPAs: Towards the recognition of other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) in Indonesia25
Local practices and production confer resilience to rural Pacific food systems during the COVID-19 pandemic25
Research on cooperation mechanism of marine plastic waste management based on complex network evolutionary game25
The voice of Mexican small-scale fishers in times of COVID-19: Impacts, responses, and digital divide25
Has environmental regulation facilitated the green transformation of the marine industry?25
Institutional arrangements for the new BBNJ agreement: Moving beyond global, regional, and hybrid25
The ocean, climate change and resilience: Making ocean areas beyond national jurisdiction more resilient to climate change and other anthropogenic activities24
A preliminary survey to assess the awareness, attitudes/behaviours, and opinions pertaining to plastic and microplastic pollution among students in India24
The Marine Plan Partnership: Indigenous community-based marine spatial planning24
The evolution of the port network along the Maritime Silk Road: From a sustainable development perspective24
Sexual harassment and women seafarers: The role of laws and policies to ensure occupational safety & health24
A critical review of marine mammal governance and protection in Indonesia24
Impact of working capital management on profitability for Spanish fish canning companies24
Gender and Blue Justice in small-scale fisheries governance24
Has China's Free Trade Zone policy expedited port production and development?24
Spatio-temporal evolutionary characteristics of carbon emissions and carbon sinks of marine industry in China and their time-dependent models23
Ship first: Seafarers’ adjustment of records on work and rest hours23
Characterising the vulnerability of fishing households to climate and environmental change: Insights from Ghana23
Monitoring coastal reclamation changes across Jiangsu Province during 1984–2019 using landsat data23
Coastal tourism, market segmentation and contested landscapes23
Promoting pro-environmental behavior through citizen science? A case study with Chilean schoolchildren on marine plastic pollution23
Aquaculture policy: Designing licenses for environmental regulation23
Factors influencing catch and support for the implementation of the closed fishing season in Davao Gulf, Philippines23
Operationalisation of ecosystem services in support of ecosystem-based marine spatial planning: insights into needs and recommendations23
Sleuthing with sound: Understanding vessel activity in marine protected areas using passive acoustic monitoring23
Adapting our sea ports to the challenges of climate change: Development and validation of a Port Resilience Index22
Innovative financing mechanism for blue economy projects22
Organizational perspectives on sustainable ocean governance: A multi-stakeholder, meta-organization model of collective action22
Coral reef restoration in Indonesia: A review of policies and projects22
Sunscreen use and awareness of chemical toxicity among beach goers in Hawaii prior to a ban on the sale of sunscreens containing ingredients found to be toxic to coral reef ecosystems22
Potential spatial effects of opening Arctic shipping routes on the shipping network of ports between China and Europe22
Changing the narrative on fisheries subsidies reform: Enabling transitions to achieve SDG 14.6 and beyond22
The impacts of carbon pricing on maritime transport costs and their implications for developing economies22
Environmental response to growth in the marine economy and urbanization: A heterogeneity analysis of 11 Chinese coastal regions using a panel vector autoregressive model22
Stakeholder-defined scientific needs for coastal resilience decisions in the Northeast U.S.22
Securing a sustainable future for US seafood in the wake of a global crisis22
Critical gaps in the protection of the second largest exclusive economic zone in the world22
Ship's compliance with a traffic separation scheme and speed limit in the Gulf of Panama and implications for the risk to humpback whales21
The complex relationships between marine protected areas and marine spatial planning: Towards an analytical framework21
CARICOM and the blue economy – Multiple understandings and their implications for global engagement21
Navigating risks and uncertainties: Risk perceptions and risk management strategies in the Philippine seaweed industry21
Hot fish: The response to climate change by regional fisheries bodies21
Knowledge, practice, and economic impacts of COVID-19 on small-scale coastal fishing communities in Bangladesh: Policy recommendations for improved livelihoods21
Enhanced monitoring of life in the sea is a critical component of conservation management and sustainable economic growth21
Indicating sustainable salmon farming: The case of the new Norwegian aquaculture management scheme21
Illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing impacts: A systematic review of evidence and proposed future agenda21
Impact of sci-tech finance on the innovation efficiency of China's marine industry21
Evolution of the coupling coordination between the marine economy and urban resilience of major coastal cities in China21
Engagement of stakeholders in the marine/maritime spatial planning process21
Social-ecological vulnerability to climate change in small-scale fisheries managed under spatial property rights systems21
The evolution of China's marine economic policy and the labor productivity growth momentum of marine economy and its three economic industries21
Assessing the potential areas for developing offshore wind energy in Japanese territorial waters considering national zoning and possible social conflicts21
Who's who in the value chain for the Mexican octopus fishery: Mapping the production chain20
Marine reserve more sustainable than gear restriction in maintaining long-term coral reef fisheries yields20
Epistemic justice and the integration of local ecological knowledge for marine conservation: Lessons from the Seychelles20
Increased maritime traffic in the Arctic: Implications for governance of Arctic sea routes20
Potential spatial intersection between high-seas fisheries and deep-sea mining in international waters20
Social-ecological shifts, traps and collapses in small-scale fisheries: Envisioning a way forward to transformative changes20
Decent work in fisheries: Current trends and key considerations for future research and policy20
Shipyard site selection by raster calculation method and AHP in GIS environment, İskenderun, Turkey20
On the use of deep learning for fish species recognition and quantification on board fishing vessels20
A better understanding of social-ecological systems is needed for adapting fisheries to climate change20
A study on transnational regulatory governance for marine plastic debris: Trends, challenges, and prospect20
Adjustment trend of China’s marine fishery policy since 201120
A global review of elasmobranch tourism activities, management and risk20
China’s 21st century maritime silk road: Challenges and opportunities to coastal livelihoods in ASEAN countries20
Human dimensions of marine protected areas and small-scale fisheries management: A review of the interpretations20
IMO off course for decarbonisation of shipping? Three challenges for stricter policy20
Exploring diversity and engagement of divers in citizen science: Insights for marine management and conservation20
Flags for sale: An empirical assessment of flag of convenience desirability to foreign vessels20
Alternative seafood marketing systems foster transformative processes in Mediterranean fisheries20
Governing the welfare of Norwegian farmed salmon: Three conflict cases20
The development of a policy framework to mitigate underwater noise pollution from commercial vessels: The role of ports20
Becoming certified, becoming sustainable? Improvements from aquaculture certification schemes as experienced by those certified19
Challenges and opportunities for sustainable development and management of marine recreational and sport fisheries in the Western Indian Ocean19
The functional territorialization of the high seas19
The Central Arctic Ocean Fisheries Agreement as an element in the evolving Arctic Ocean governance complex19
Towards territorial development in fisheries areas: A typology of projects funded by Fisheries Local Action Groups19
Application of scientific criteria for identifying hydrothermal ecosystems in need of protection19
Research is needed to inform environmental management of hydrothermally inactive and extinct polymetallic sulfide (PMS) deposits19
Policy solutions to facilitate restoration in coastal marine environments19
Capacity building and technology transfer for improving governance of marine areas both beyond and within national jurisdiction19
Vessel monitoring systems as a tool for mapping fishing effort for a small inshore fishery operating within a marine protected area19
Beach-user perceptions and attitudes towards drone surveillance as a shark-bite mitigation tool19
Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on aquatic environment and fishing community: Boon or bane?19
Sustainable shipping: A critical review for a unified framework and future research agenda19
Resilience of small-scale marine fishers of Bangladesh against the COVID-19 pandemic and the 65-day fishing ban19
A social network analysis of the Philippine seaweed farming industry: Unravelling the web19
Not ‘undermining’ who? Unpacking the emerging BBNJ regime complex19
Monitoring the COVID-19-affected Indonesian seaweed industry using remote sensing data19
Cultural heritage and environmental ethical values in governance models: Conflicts between recreational fisheries and other maritime activities in Mediterranean marine protected areas19
Environmental policy and innovation in Norwegian fish farming: Resolving the sea lice problem?19
Measurement of carbon emissions from marine fisheries and system dynamics simulation analysis: China’s northern marine economic zone case19
A comparison of environmental and economic sustainability across seafood and livestock product value chains19
Effects of marine ranching policies on the ecological efficiency of marine ranching—Based on 25 marine ranching in Shandong Province19
Vulnerability and costs of adaptation strategies for housing subjected to flood risks: Application to La Guérinière France18
Transboundary marine spatial planning across Europe: Trends and priorities in nearly two decades of project work18
Shark and ray trade in and out of Indonesia: Addressing knowledge gaps on the path to sustainability18
Citizen participation in monitoring phytoplankton seawater discolorations18
Exploring the relationship among marine science and technology innovation, marine finance, and marine higher education using a coupling analysis: A case study of China's coastal areas18
Blue Justice and the co-production of hermeneutical resources for small-scale fisheries18
Residents’ acceptance of using desalinated water in China based on the theory of planned behaviour (TPB)18
Deep-sea mining legislation in Pacific Island countries: From the perspective of public participation in approval procedures18
Institutional nuts and bolts for a mesopelagic fishery in Norway18
Using western science and Inuit knowledge to model ship-source noise exposure for cetaceans (marine mammals) in Tallurutiup Imanga (Lancaster Sound), Nunavut, Canada18
Critical factor identification of marine ranching ecological security with hierarchical DEMATEL18
Valuing marine ecosystem service damage caused by land reclamation: Insights from a deliberative choice experiment in Jiaozhou Bay18
Safety management in remotely controlled vessel operations18
Practical policy solutions for the final stage of BBNJ treaty negotiations18
Understanding and evidencing a broader range of ‘successes’ that can occur at the interface of marine science and policy18
Regulating the Blue Economy? Challenges to an effective Canadian aquaculture act18
Potential for conflicts in recreational and artisanal billfish fisheries on the coast of Kenya18
Matching fishery-specific drivers of abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear to relevant interventions18
Opening the black box of conservation philanthropy: A co-produced research agenda on private foundations in marine conservation17
Evaluation of China's marine economic growth quality based on set pair analysis17
How to control cruise ship disease risk? Inspiration from the research literature17
A systematic review of integrated coastal and marine management progress reveals core governance characteristics for successful implementation17
Resilience and adaptive capacity of Oregon’s fishing community: Cumulative impacts of climate change and the graying of the fleet17
Integrating cultural and natural heritage approaches to Marine Protected Areas in the MENA region17
The issue of microplastic in the oceans: Preferences and willingness to pay to tackle the issue in Australia17
COVID-19 and small-scale fisheries in Africa: Impacts on livelihoods and the fish value chain in Cameroon and Liberia17
The impact of news media portrayals of sharks on public perception of risk and support for shark conservation17
Diving tourism in Mexico – Economic and conservation importance17
Understanding the public attitude towards sharks for improving their conservation17
Growing industrialization and poor conservation planning challenge natural resources' management in the Amazon Shelf off Brazil17
Namibia's way to Marine Spatial Planning – Using existing practices or instigating its own approach?17
Assessment of postharvest fish losses: The case study of Albert Bosomtwi-Sam fishing harbour, Western Region, Ghana17
Ecological video monitoring of Marine Protected Areas by underwater cabled surveillance cameras17
Consumer seafood preferences related to alternative food networks and their value chains17
Getting on board with biosecurity: Evaluating the effectiveness of marine invasive alien species biosecurity policy for England and Wales17
Untangling worldwide conflicts in marine protected areas: Five lessons from the five continents17
Impacts of COVID-19 on the value chain of the hake small scale fishery in northern Peru17
Beyond slavery scandals: Explaining working conditions among fish workers in Taiwan and Thailand17
The psychology of cruise service usage post COVID-19: Health management and policy implications16
Governance as a framework to theorise and evaluate marine planning16
Optimistic with reservations: The impacts of the United States’ first offshore wind farm on the recreational fishing experience16
Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on fish trade and the coping strategies: An initial assessment from China’s perspective16
Perception of threats and related management measures: The case of 32 marine protected areas in West Africa16
The current developments and impact of land reclamation control in China16
From open access regime to closed fishing season: Lessons from small-scale coastal fisheries in the Western Region of Ghana16