Fisheries Conflict Research Consortium - Publications

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Publications

The Fisheries Conflict Research Consortium (FCRC) aims to understand the drivers and impacts of fisheries conflict and disseminate this knowledge to relevant stakeholders. Below is a list of relevant publications from FCRC members:

2019

What’s happening below deck? 2019. Johan Bergenas.
https://globalinitiative.net/whats-happening-below-deck/

Interpreting the law of the sea ‘regime of islands’: An opportunity for productive US leadership. 2019. Elizabeth Mendenhall.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X18300769

2018

Modern slavery and the race to fish. 2018. David Tickler, Jessica Meeuwig, Katharine Bryant, Fiona David, John A. H. Forrest, Elise Gordon, Jacqueline Joudo Larsen, Beverly Oh, Daniel Pauly, U. Rashid Sumaila, Dirk Zeller.2018.
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07118-9

Impacts of anthropogenic and natural “extreme events” on global fisheries. 2018. Dyhia Belhabib, Raouf Dridi, Allan Padilla, Melanie Ang, Philippe LeBillon.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/faf.12314

When disaster strikes, go fish. 2018. By Ben Goldfarb. Interview with Dyhia Belhabib, Cullen Hendrix.
https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/when-disaster-strikes-go-fish/

The fish wars are coming. 2018. Interview with Johan Bergenas.
https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/the-fish-wars-are-coming/10382016

Marine fisheries and future ocean conflict. 2018. Jessica Spijkers, Tiffany H Morrison, Robert Blasiak, Graeme S Cumming, Matthew Osborne, James Watson, Henrik Österblom
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/faf.12291

Like water and oil: fish as a geostrategic resource. 2018. Johan Bergenas.
https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2018/08/water-oil-fish-geostrategic-resource/

Could the new fighting between Russia and Ukraine escalate into all-out war? 2018. Sara McLaughlin Mitchell.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/12/05/russia-and-ukraine-are-clashing-at-sea-what-do-we-know-about-the-danger-of-escalation/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.5066e003a032

The U.K.-France ‘Scallop Wars’ won’t be the last fisheries conflict. 2018. Johan Bergenas.
https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/trend-lines/25854/the-u-k-france-scallop-wars-won-t-be-the-last-fisheries-conflict

Fish wars: the causes and consequences of fisheries conflict in Tanzania. 2018. Sarah Glaser, Colleen Devlin, Joshua Lambert, Ciera Villegas, Natasia Poinsatte.
https://securefisheries.org/fish-wars-tanzania

Fishing in dangerous waters? How narratives of piracy and insecurity shaped development initiatives in the Somaliland fishery sector. 2018. Amanda Rasmussen, Stig Jensen. 
https://www.routledge.com/Marketing-Management-in-Africa/Tesar-Anderson-Traore-Graff/p/book/9781138714397

Shining a light on the modern day pirates pillaging our seas. 2018. Johan Bergenas.
https://www.paulallen.com/shining-a-light-on-the-modern-day-pirates-pillaging-of-our-seas/

As Mexico tries to curb illegal fishing, drug cartels and fishermen push back. 2018. Interview with David Soud, Johan Bergenas.
https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/trend-lines/24033/as-mexico-tries-to-curb-illegal-fishing-drug-cartels-and-fishermen-push-back

Casting a wider net. 2018. Amanda Shaver, Sally Yozell.
https://www.stimson.org/sites/default/files/file-attachments/Casting%20a%20Wider%20Net%20Report.pdf

Indigenous women respond to fisheries conflict and catalyze change in governance on Canada’s Pacific Coast. 2018. Sarah Harper, Anne Salomon, Dianne Newell, Pauline Hilistis Waterfall, Kelly Brown, Leila Harris, U. Rashid Sumaila.
https://link.springer.com/epdf/10.1007/s40152-018-0101-0?author_access_token=vOvbwRiqr89zys5nPZxKsPe4RwlQNchNByi7wbcMAY76Iw_5s_Kvva_u16OJ9qAs3dJyYwf3Y9_8vj_0v8FXi18jS5ml-wx3STJWY1KcQsKMIt6AzdkWJVvcy7UKzUZmg6Ddrdk15B4ZwM3pNg-ASA==

Building coalitions to stop illegal fishing in the Western Indian Ocean. 2018. Robert Mazurek.
/news/building-coalitions-stop-illegal-fishing

The case for a whole-of-Africa maritime dialogue. 2018. Ian Ralby.
https://irconsilium.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/IMAN-July-18.pdf

Oceanic change, fisheries and future interstate conflict. 2018. Jessica Spjikers.
https://www.oxfordresearchgroup.org.uk/blog/oceanic-change-fisheries-and-future-interstate-conflict

Preparing ocean governance for species on the move. 2018. Malin Pinsky, Gabriel Reygondeau, Richard Caddell, Juliano Palacios-Abrantes, Jessica Spijkers, William Cheung.
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6394/1189.full?ijkey=WyWEhcBWpXzKU&keytype=ref&siteid=sc

China must join the war on illegal fishing. 2018. Sally Yozell.
https://thediplomat.com/2018/11/china-must-join-the-war-on-illegal-fishing/

US must help curb illegal fishing, terrorism, piracy, drug sales. 2018. Amanda Shaver, Sally Yozell.
https://breakingdefense.com/2018/02/us-must-help-curb-illegal-fishingterrorism-piracy-drug-sales/#respond

Tax havens are the tip of the iceberg. 2018. Dyhia Belhabib, Philippe LeBillon.
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-018-0704-2.epdf?author_access_token=5K0N6_iib4_O4i7PS_JijtRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0NmUgJSdJdfkAfTmMlO9BXLKeNH_k5pm72M4FEjtNvIV58MI9IY0izvYa_I9fviSqyweq3DM-gd6v0pTMDAzd08hBmdqGMTBjYvNr_RBJrieQ==

The death of open access in Lake Victoria. 2018. Sarah Glaser.
/blog/death-open-access-lake-victoria

Eight reasons you care about IUU fishing - you just don’t know it yet. 2018. Sarah Glaser.
https://securefisheries.org/news/reasons-care-iuu-fishing

Exclusive ODP Our Ocean interview. 2018. Interview with Sally Yozell.
https://mailchi.mp/ourdailyplanet.com/our-daily-planet-oregon-bans-offshore-drilling-gm-all-in-on-evs-and-a-rare-spooky-octopus-sighting-in-time-for-halloween?e=f04c54dc7b

Fisheries in Somali waters: Reconstruction of domestic and foreign catches for 1950-2015. 2018.Tim Cashion, Sarah Glaser, Lo Persson, Paige Roberts, Dirk Zeller.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.10.025

The economics of fishing the high seas. 2018. Enric Sala, Juan Mayorga, Christopher Costello, David Kroodsma, Maria Palomares, Daniel Pauly, U. Rashid Sumaila, Dirk Zeller.
http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/6/eaat2504

Catching maritime criminals: a whole of government approach. 2018. Robert Mazurek, Laura Burroughs.
https://securefisheries.org/catching-maritime-criminals-whole-government-approach
 

2017

War, fish, and foreign fleets: The marine fisheries catches of Sierra Leone 1950–2015. 2017. Katherine Seto, Dyhia Belhabib, Josephus Mamie, Duncan Copeland, Jan Michael Vakily, Heiko Seilert, Andrew Baio, Sarah Harper, Dirk Zeller, Kyrstn Zylich, Daniel Pauly.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X16308284

The clear and present danger to the Norwegian sovereignty of the Svalbard Fisheries Protection Zone: Enter the snow crab. 2017. Rachel Tiller, Elizabeth Nyman.
https://www.infona.pl/resource/bwmeta1.element.elsevier-0335adce-df3b-333f-93b8-fb2fde7a5552

Cooperative security to counter cooperative criminals. 2017. Ian Ralby.
https://www.defenceiq.com/naval-maritime-defence/articles/cooperative-security-to-counter-cooperative

From sea blindness to wealth blindness. 2017. Ian Ralby.
https://medium.com/natural-security-forum/from-sea-blindness-to-wealth-blindness-2251dd804bf5

Approaches to piracy, armed robbery at sea, and other maritime crime in west and central Africa, in Militarised Responses to Transnational Organised Crime: The War on Crime. 2017. Ian Ralby.
https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783319575643

Managing conflicts in the marine fisheries sectors in Ghana. 2017.
Godfred Asiedu. PhD Thesis.

Fish wars: how fishing can start and stop conflict. 2017. Sarah Glaser.
https://securefisheries.org/blog/fish-wars-how-fishing-can-start-and-stop-conflict

One in 10 interstate disputes are fishy – and the implications stink. 2017. Cullen Hendrix, Paige Roberts.
https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2017/12/10-interstate-disputes-fishy-implications-stink/

Marine resource scarcity, fisheries conflict and maritime insecurity. 2017. Robert Pomeroy, John Parks.
Sustainable Security. Oxford Research Group, 25 September 2017.

The next resource war may be over illegal fishing. Is the U.S. ready? 2017. Johan Bergenas.
https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/23177/the-next-resource-war-may-be-over-illegal-fishing-is-the-u-s-ready

The fishing wars are coming. 2017. James G. Stavridis, Johan Bergenas.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-fishing-wars-are-coming/2017/09/13/05c75208-97c6-11e7-b569-3360011663b4_story.html?utm_term=.42d415ee4e98

Fish, food security, and violent conflict. 2017. Laura Burroughs.
https://securefisheries.org/blog/fish-food-security-violent-conflict

Filling the maritime law enforcement gap. 2017. Scott Cheney-Peters.
https://warontherocks.com/2017/09/filling-the-maritime-law-enforcement-gap/

Bones of democratic contention: maritime disputes. 2017. Kelly Daniels, Sara McLaughlin Mitchell.
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2233865917740269

Natural Security Series: global security and illegal fishing in Somalia. 2017. Sally Yozell.
https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/africa/natural-security-series-global-security-and-illegal-fishing-in-somalia

Outpaced by events: our aging Law of the Sea. 2017. Elizabeth Nyman.
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0843871417708177

Environmental change and social conflict: the northeast Atlantic mackerel dispute. 2017. Jessica Spijkers, WJ Boonstra.
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-017-1150-4

Civil-military cooperation to combat Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated fishing: A summary of the September 2017 National Maritime Interagency Advisory group meeting. 2018. Emma Myers, Sally Yozell.
https://www.stimson.org/sites/default/files/file-attachments/NMIO%20NIAG%20Final%20Report%20with%20Appendices.pdf

Stable Seas: Somali Waters. 2017. Curtis Bell, Ben Lawellin, Alexandra Amling, Jay Benson, Sasha Egrova, John Filitz, Maisie Pigeon, Paige Roberts.
https://stableseas.org/publications/stable-seas-somali-waters
 

2016

Drivers and impacts of fisheries scarcity, competition, and conflict on maritime security. 2016. Robert Pomeroy, John Parks, Karina Lorenz Mrakovcich, ChristopherLaMonica.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X16000105

Why illegal fishing is becoming a national security issue. 2016. Johan Bergenas.
http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2016/09/illegal-fishing-national-security-issue-000200

A human security approach to maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea. 2016. Ian Ralby.
https://comparativejurist.org/2016/08/31/a-human-security-approach-to-maritime-security-in-the-gulf-of-guinea/

War and wildlife: linking armed conflict to conservation. 2016. Kaitlyn Gaynor, Kathryn Fiorella,  Gillian Gregory,  David Kurz,  Katherine Seto, Lauren Withey, Justin Brashares.
https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/fee.1433

Secure oceans: collaborative policy and technology recommendations for the world’s largest crime scene. 2016. Johan Bergenas, Ariella Knight.
https://www.stimson.org/sites/default/files/file-attachments/SecureOceans-Sep2016.pdf

Fishing for weapons. 2016. Paige Roberts.
https://securefisheries.org/blog/fishing-weapons
 

2015

Fishing wars: China’s aggression could stoke future conflict. 2015. Johan Bergenas, Ariella Knight.
https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/15112/fishing-wars-china-s-aggression-could-stoke-future-conflict

Fishing for war: how to avoid a war with China over seafood – and take a bite in world poverty. 2015. Johan Bergenas.
http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/04/china-fisheries-depleted-japan-extinction-event-117144.html#.VTgG6iHBzRZ

Resource curse in reverse: How civil wars influence natural resource production. 2012. Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, Cameron Thies.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03050629.2012.658326

Having the cake and eating it too: fisheries management cooperation between Norway and Russia in the Svalbard fisheries protection zone as an institutionalization tool. 2015. Rachel Tiller, Elizabeth Nyman.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X15001700

Colonialism, conflict, and fish: a reconstruction of marine fisheries catches for Sierra Leone, 1950-2010. 2015. Katherine Seto, Dyhia Belhabib, Duncan Copeland, Michael Vakily, Heiko Seilert, Salieu Sankoh, Andrew Baio, Ibrahim Turay, Sarah Harper.
http://www.seaaroundus.org/doc/publications/wp/2015/Seto-et-al-Sierra-Leone.pdf

Contesting the Arctic: Politics and Imaginaries in the Circumpolar North. 2015. Hannes Gerhardt, Philip Steinberg, Jeremy Tasch, Adam Keul, Elizabeth Nyman.
https://www.amazon.com/Contesting-Arctic-Rethinking-Politics-Circumpolar/dp/1780761481/

How illegal fishing threatens development and security. 2015. Johan Bergenas, Ariella Knight.
https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/14973/how-illegal-fishing-threatens-development-and-security
 

2014

Fisheries, ecosystem justice and piracy: A case study of Somalia. 2014. U. Rashid Sumaila, Mahamudu Bawumia.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S016578361400143X

Ruling the sea: managing maritime conflicts through UNCLOS and exclusive economic zones. 2014. Stephen Nemeth, Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, Elizabeth Nyman, Paul Hensel.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03050629.2014.897233#

Wildlife decline and social conflict. 2014. Justin Brashares, Briana Abrahms, Kathryn Fiorella, Christopher Golden, Cheryl Hojnowski, Ryan Marsh, Douglas McCauley, Tristan Nuñez, Katherine Seto, Lauren Withey.
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/345/6195/376
 

2013

Oceans of conflict?: determining potential areas of maritime disputes. 2013. Elizabeth Nyman.
http://muse.jhu.edu/article/527062

2012

Culture, economics, and maritime disputes: Barbados and the flying Fish. 2012. Elizabeth Nyman.
https://www.jstor.org/stable/24384430?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Revisiting fish wars: Conflict and collaboration over fisheries in Indonesia. 2012. Umi Muawanah, Robert Pomeroy, Cliff Marlessy.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08920753.2012.677633

Climate change impacts on fisheries in West Africa: implications for economic, food and nutritional security. 2012. Vicky Lam, William Cheung, Wilf Swartz, U. Rashid Sumaila. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2989/1814232X.2012.673294

Norwegian aquaculture expansion and Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM): simmering conflicts and competing claims. 2012. Rachel Tiller, Tove Brekken, Jennifer Bailey. 2012.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X12000401

Unreported fishing, hungry people and political turmoil: the recipe for a food security crisis in Madagascar? 2012. Frederic Le Manach, Charlotte Gough, Alasdair Harris, Frances Humber, Sarah Harper, Dirk Zeller. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X11000960
 

2011

Civil conflict and world fisheries, 1952–2004. 2011. Cullen Hendrix and Sarah Glaser.
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0022343311399129
 

2010

Illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries catch in Raja Ampat Regency, Eastern Indonesia. 2010. Divya A Varkey, Cameron Ainsworth, Tony Pitcher, Yohanis Goram, U. Rashid Sumaila. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X09000980

Few data but many fish: Marine small-scale fisheries catches for Mozambique and Tanzania. 2010. Jennifer Jacquet, Helen Fox, Helena Motta, Amani Ngusaru, Dirk Zeller. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2989/1814232X.2010.501559
 

2007

Fish wars: Conflict and collaboration in fisheries management in Southeast Asia. 2007. Robert Pomeroy, John Parks, Richard Pollnac, Tammy Campson, Emmanuel Genio, Cliff Marlessy, Elizabeth Holle, Michael Pido, Ayut Nissapa, Somsak Boromthanarat, Nguyen Thu Hue.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X07000413
 

2006

Global scope and economics of illegal fishing. 2006. U. Rashid Sumaila, Jackie Alder, H. Keith.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308597X05000795
 

2003

Dangerous targets? Unresolved issues and ideological clashes around marine protected areas. 2003. Tundi Agardy, Peter Bridgewater, Michael Crosby, Jon Day, Paul Dayton, Richard Kenchington, Dan Laffoley, Patrick McConney, Peter Murray, John Parks, Lelei Peau.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/aqc.583
 

2001

The political ecology of war: natural resources and armed conflicts. 2001. Philippe Le Billon.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0962629801000154
 

1999

Beyond territorial contiguity: Issues at stake in democratic militarized interstate disputes. 1999. Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, Brandon Prins.
https://academic.oup.com/isq/article-abstract/43/1/169/1798099