Quentin Hanich

Journal article

Ocean diplomacy: the Pacific Island countries' campaign to the UN for an Ocean Sustainable Development Goal

In this article we examine how Pacific Island Countries (PICs) successfully championed a stand-alone Ocean Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) goal at the United Nations (UN).

Mapping the distribution of the conservation burden

The negotiation over the scope and application of a conservation measure is a negotiation over how the burden of conservation is distributed. The eventual decision will allocate the costs (conservation limits) and the benefits (fishing opportunities and future productivity improvements). Negotiations have to balance diverse...

Influence and interest: a snapshot of the Western and Central Pacific tropical tuna fisheries

There are 89 States and territories that have some form of current or historical interest in the tropical tuna fisheries (i.e., bigeye, yellowfin, and skipjack) of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO). However, only 14 of them ultimately control access to the most productive...