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15 February 2022 | dataset

Oceanian Sovereignty: Rethinking Conservation in a Sea of Islands

In an age of dramatic environmental and ecological challenges, the dynamics of sovereignty associated with the
conservation of natural resources in Oceania are in flux. This article draws on the transformative work of Tongan anthropologist and political philosopher Epeli Hau‘ofa to articulate characteristics of an Oceanian Sovereignty that illuminate ongoing conceptual shifts around conservation in this region. In the wake of intensifying and accelerating environmental challenges from global warming and other hazard drivers, understanding Indigenous peoples and local communities’ deeply rooted and emerging perceptions and conceptions of rights over, responsibilities towards, and respect for, nature is a critical context for necessary
transformations within conservation science, policy and practice

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Physical Description: 9 p.

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Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Modified 11 May 2023
Release Date 15 February 2022
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Identifier VL-44488
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location SPREP LIBRARY
Relevant Countries Pacific Region
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Bambridge, Tamatoa / D'Arcy, Paul / Mawyer, Alexander
Contact Name SPREP Records and Archives Officer
Contact Email [email protected]