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Opportunities for better use of collective action theory in research and governance for invasive species management
Graham, Sonia (University of New South Wale. School of Social Sciences)
Metcalf, Alexander L. (Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research)
Gill, Nicholas (Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research)
Niemiec, Rebecca (Stanford University. Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources)
Moreno, Carlo (The College of Wooster. Environmental Studies Program)
Bach, Thomas (The University of Melbourne. School of Geography)
Ikutegbe, Victoria (Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research)
Hallstrom, Lars (Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities,)
Ma, Zhao (Purdue University. Department of Forestry and Natural Resources)
Lubeck, Alice (Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals

Fecha: 2018
Resumen: Controlling invasive species presents a public-good dilemma. Although environmental, social, and economic benefits of control accrue to society, costs are borne by only a few individuals and organizations. For decades, policy makers have used incentives and sanctions to encourage or coerce individual actors to contribute to the public good, with limited success. Diverse, subnational efforts to collectively manage invasive plants, insects, and animals provide effective alternatives to traditional command-and-control approaches. Despite this work, there has been little systematic evaluation of collective efforts to determine whether there are consistent principles underpinning success. We reviewed 32 studies to identify the extent to which collectiveaction theories from related agricultural and environmental fields explain collaborative invasive species management approaches; describe and differentiate emergent invasive species collective-action efforts; and provide guidance on how to enable more collaborative approaches to invasive species management. We identified 4 types of collective action aimed at invasive species—externally led, community led, comanaged, and organizational coalitions—that provide blueprints for future invasive species management. Existing collective-action theories could explain the importance attributed to developing shared knowledge of the socialecological system and the need for social capital. Yet, collection action on invasive species requires different types of monitoring, sanctions, and boundary definitions. We argue that future government policies can benefit from establishing flexible boundaries that encourage social learning and enable colocated individuals and organizations to identify common goals, pool resources, and coordinate efforts.
Nota: Sònia Graham va finalitzar el seu treball quan treballava a l'ICTA, que ha col·laborat al seu finançament amb fons Maria de Maeztu.
Nota: Unidad de excelencia María de Maeztu MdM-2015-0552
Nota: Número d'acord de subvenció MINECO/MDM-2015-0552
Derechos: Aquest document està subjecte a una llicència d'ús Creative Commons. Es permet la reproducció total o parcial, la distribució, la comunicació pública de l'obra i la creació d'obres derivades, fins i tot amb finalitats comercials, sempre i quan es reconegui l'autoria de l'obra original. Creative Commons
Lengua: Anglès.
Documento: article ; recercs ; publishedVersion
Materia: Alien species ; Comanagement ; Cooperation ; Coordination ; Non-native species ; Participation ; Social dilemma
Publicado en: Conservation biology, First published 11 Dec. 2018, ISSN 1523-1739

DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13266


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