Governance of oceans has become a global priority, and the international community is considering how to improve conservation and sustainable use of the marine environment with increasing urgency. New legal frameworks, more cooperation between diverse actors, and emerging technologies are all contributing to the developing governance landscape. What this will mean for fisheries is as yet unclear.
Citation: Österblom, H. and J.-B. Jouffray (eds) with support from A. Merrie, S. Danielsson and R. Blasiak. 2016 Background Brief 6, the Soneva Dialogue.