Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

206  Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi  (73397)

Principal Investigator: Richard McLaughlin

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 164,336

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): No

Start and End Dates: 3/1/18 - 2/28/19

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Environmental Sci - Other

Department, Center, School, or Institute: TAMUCC Harte Research Center

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: The Gulf of Mexico Student Workshop on International Marine Management

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: National Academy of Sciences

Program Title: N/A

Note:

1.3.2. -- specifically students become familiar with the following problematics: Trade-Off Analysis. Local development & ecotourism approaches as income diversifying options. Are these ventures social/economic/ecological sustainable option for local communities? How do we determine if a site is suitable for an ecotourism venture? Issues of economic fairness, environmental and social justice, and equity of access. Detection and minimization of anthropogenic impacts to the landscape. Management of endangered species and fragile ecosystems in touristic hotspots. Restoration and access. How are priorities determined for the management of resources? Who gets/controls access? Who gets excluded? How can we improve stewardship and compliance. Turning challenges into opportunities to improve a community's adaptive capacity. Restoration and management for disaster preparedness, climate change, and mitigation through responsible ecotourism practices. What are the concrete environmental threats that communities face? What are local strengths/differences to mobilize preparedness and response? What is the history of hazards & how is it embedded in the environmental management plans? How does restoration support adaption?

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