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Call for Paper: Earth System Governance – S.O.S. – Science for Ocean Sustainability

Earth System Governance – Special Issue call for paper

You are invited to contribute to an upcoming Special Issue of Earth System Governance to strengthen our Ocean Governance task force, aligned with the Earth System Governance Science Plan, and to produce a social science contribution to the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

Leandra R. Gonçalves (University of São Paulo), Candace K. May (South Dakota State University) and DG Webster (Dartmouth) will serve as guest editors.

Thus, we invite you to engage with the ocean governance taskforce, and collaboratively propose interdisciplinary papers that provide inputs to the key issues requiring a focus (current status and trends), key science and capacity development needs (gaps, challenges, and opportunities), and recommendations (pathways for solutions and cross-cutting priorities) for the science-policy agenda to achieve the Ocean Decade outcomes and face its challenges.

If you are interested in contributing to this Special Issue, first please send an abstract of no more than 250 words to Leandra R. Gonçalves ([email protected]) by 25th of September. Full manuscripts will be due by 25th October 2021. The Special Issue is slated for online publication by the end of 8th June 2022. All articles will be subject to double-blind, peer review. The editorial staff places a high priority on obtaining submissions from authors representing diverse backgrounds (i.e. in terms of gender, region, seniority).


More information on paper themes and editors here

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