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Environmental Governance of the Baltic Sea by Michael Gilek, Mikael Karlsson, Sebastian Linke, Katarzyna

By Michael Gilek, Mikael Karlsson, Sebastian Linke, Katarzyna Smolarz

This edited quantity provides a complete and coherent interdisciplinary research of demanding situations and percentages for sustainable governance of the Baltic Sea atmosphere by means of combining wisdom and methods from average and social sciences. concentrating on the environment method of administration (EAM) and linked multi-level, multi-sector and multi-actor demanding situations, the booklet offers up to date descriptions and analyses of environmental governance buildings and methods on the macro-regional Baltic Sea point. Organised in elements, half 1 offers in-depth case reports of environmental governance practices and demanding situations associated with 5 key environmental difficulties - eutrophication, chemical toxins, overfishing, oil discharges and invasive species. half 2 analyses and compares governance demanding situations and possibilities around the 5 case experiences, concentrating on governance constructions and EAM implementation, wisdom integration and technological know-how aid, in addition to stakeholder communique and participation. in keeping with those cross-case comparisons, this ebook additionally attracts a collection of normal conclusions on attainable methods of enhancing the governance of the Baltic Sea by means of selling what are pointed out as important capabilities of environmental governance: coordination, integration, interdisciplinarity, precaution, deliberation, communique and adaptability.

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Karlsson et al. 2 The interviews followed a common guideline from the RISKGOV project (see Gilek et al. 2016) but were especially adapted to suit the key aspects and questions in relation to eutrophication in the Baltic Sea region. The interviews, which lasted approximately between 1 and 2 h, were taped and transcribed, while the interviewed persons were assured anonymity. The analysis of the material followed the empirical methods of qualitative content analysis (Kvale 1996; Silverman 1993). 3 Governance Structures Related to Eutrophication The structure of governance bodies, policies and regulatory frameworks plays an important role in developing and implementing EAM.

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E. eutrophication, overfishing, invasive alien species, chemical pollution and oil discharges) are presented and analysed. In the second part of the book, key challenges and possible avenues for improvements are identified and analysed across the covered environmental issues, based on the three governance dimensions identified (Fig. 1). Particular emphasis is placed on challenges for EAM implementation linked to multilevel and multi-sector environmental governance, science-policy interfaces, as well as stakeholder communication and participation.

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