Water & People

Explore research on the relationships between human well-being and the use and sustainability of freshwater, marine, and coastal ecosystems and resources.


Fishing and Urban Inequality

Meghna N. Marjadi
Lauren Drakopulos

Access to vital resources, like food, water, housing and green space, can be influenced by processes of urbanization. For example, development of recreational spaces and the siting of industrial areas can lead to social exclusion that may unduly restrict access to resources and increase exposure to

Climate Change and Marine Protected Areas

Anne Mook
Talya ten Brink
Juliano Palacios

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are an important tool in the context of marine spatial planning where resources are managed according to specific regulations that typically focus on conservation and sustainable harvesting. Marine species are shifting their distribution because of climate change