GOBI publications

The following publications were produced as a result of our work programme funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI). GOBI authors are highlighted in bold. A library of relevant publications from the wider GOBI community is available through Mendeley: www.mendeley.com/community/gobi-2/

Agardi T, Cody M, Hastings S, Hoyt E, Nelson A, Tetley M, Notarbartolo di Sciara G (2019) Looking beyond the horizon: An early warning system to keep marine mammal information relevant for conservation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 29(S2) doi:10.1002/aqc.3072

Asity Madagascar and BirdLife International (2021) The State of Madagascar’s Birds: Indicators of Environmental Change. Antananarivo, Madagascar and Cambridge, UK: Asity Madagascar and BirdLife International

Bax N, Miloslavich P, Muller-Karger F, Allain V, Appeltans W, Batten S, Benedetti-Cecchi L, Buttigieg P, Chiba S, Costa D, Duffy J, Dunn D, Johnson C, Kudela R, Obura D, Rebelo L, Shin Y, Simmons S, Tyack P (2019) A response to scientific and societal needs for marine biological observations. Frontiers in Marine Science 6. doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00395

Beal M, Oppel S, Handley J, Pearmain EJ, Morera-Pujol V, Carneiro APB, Davies TE, Phillips RA, Taylor PR, Miller MGR, Franco AMA, Catry,I, Patrício AR, Regalla A, Staniland I, Boyd C, Catry P, Dias MP (2021) track2KBA: an R package for identifying important sites for biodiversity from tracking data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 12, 2372-2378 doi:10.1111/2041-210X.13713

Blanco Bolaños M, Carballo Madrigal A (2018) Hacia el Establecimiento de un Modelo de Gobernanza para el Domo Térmico de Costa Rica, 1a edición – San José, Costa Rica, Fundación MarViva, 2018, ISBN: 978-9930-9599-5-4

Carneiro APB, Pearmain EJ, Oppel S, Clay TA, Phillips RA, Bonnet-Lebrun A-S, Wanless RM, Abraham E, Richard Y, Rice J, Handley J, Davies TE, Dilley BJ, Ryan PG, Small C, Arata J, Arnould JPY, Bell E, Bugoni L, Campioni L, Catry P, Cleeland J, Deppe L, Elliott G, Freeman A, González-Solís J, Granadeiro JP, Grémillet D, Landers TJ, Makhado A, Nel D, Nicholls DG, Rexer-Huber K, Robertson CJR, Sagar PM, Scofield P, Stahl J-C, Stanworth A, Stevens KL, Trathan PN, Thompson DR, Torres L, Walker K, Waugh SM, Weimerskirch H, Dias MP (2020) A framework for mapping the distribution of seabirds by integrating tracking, demography and phenology. Journal of Applied Ecology 2020, Vol. 57 doi:10.1111/1365-2664.13568

Castillo Rodríguez R, Jiménez J, Arroyo Arce K, Thompson KR (2023) An Analysis of Policy Options Available to the International Maritime Organization to Protect the Costa Rica Thermal Dome: Building the Case for a Particularly Sensitive Sea Area. Marine Policy 148, doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105375

Davies T, Carneiro A, Campos A, Hazin C, Dunn D, Gjerde K, Johnson D, Dias M (2021) Tracking data and the conservation of the High Seas: opportunities and challenges. Journal of Applied Ecology, Volume 58, Issue 12, December 2021, pages 2703-2710 doi:10.1111/1365-2664.14032

Davies TE, Carneiro APB, Tarzia M, Wakefield E, Hennicke JC, Frederiksen M, Hansen ES, Campos B, Hazin C, Lascelles B, […], Dias M (2021) Multi-species tracking reveals major seabird hotspot in the North Atlantic. Conservation Letters, 14 (5) e12824 doi:10.1111/conl.12824

Delegation of France, the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) (2021). Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) in the Southern Ocean: an international collaboration to inform habitat-related conservation decision-making and spatial conservation measures for marine mammal species. Document SC-CAMLR-40/BG/09 submitted to the CCAMLR Scientific Committee, 11 September 2021. 8 p. [drafted by E. Hoyt]

Dias M, Martin R, Pearmain E, Burfield I, Small C, Phillips R, Yates O, Lascelles B, Borboroglu P, Croxall J (2019) Threats to seabirds: A global assessment. Biological Conservation 237: 525-537. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2019.06.033

Diz D, Johnson D, Riddell M, Rees S, Battle J, Gjerde K, Hennige S, Roberts J (2017) Mainstreaming marine biodiversity into the SDGs: The role of other effective area-based conservation measures (SDG 14.5). Marine Policy doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2017.08.019

Donald PF, Fishpool LDC, Ajagbe A, Bennun LA, Bunting G, […], Dias MP and others (2019) Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs): the development and characteristics of a global inventory of key sites for biodiversity. Bird Conservation International 29(2): 77-198 doi:10.1017/S0959270918000102

Dunn D, Harrison A, Curtice C, DeLand S, Donnelly B, Fujioka E, Heywood E, Kot C, Poulin S, Whitten M, Åkesson S, Alberini A, Appeltans W, Arcos J, Bailey H, Ballance L, Block B, Blondin H, Boustany A, Brenner J, Catry P, Cejudo D, Cleary J, Corkeron P, Costa D, Coyne M, Crespo G, Davies TDias M, Douvere F, Ferretti F, Formia A, Freestone D, Friedlaender A, Frisch-Nwakanma H, Barrio Froján C, Gjerde K, Glowka L, Godley B, Gonzalez-Solis J, Granadeiro J, Gunn V, Hashimoto Y, Hawkes L, Hays G, Hazin CJimenez JJohnson D, Luschi P, Maxwell S, McClellan C, Modest M, Notarbartolo di Sciara G, Palacio A, Palacios D, Pauly A, Rayner M, Rees A, Salazar E, Secor D, Sequeira A, Spalding M, Spina F, Van Parijs S, Wallace B, Varo-Cruz N, Virtue M, Weimerskirch H, Wilson L, Woodward B, Halpin P (2019) The importance of migratory connectivity for global ocean policy. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286(1911) doi:10.1098/rspb.2019.1472

Dunn, DC, Van Dover CL, Etter RJ, Smith CR, Levin LA, Morato T, Colaco A, Dale AC, Gebruk AV, Gjerde KM, Halpin PN, Howell KL, Johnson D, Perez JAA, Ribeiro MC, Stukas H, and Weaver P (2018) A strategy for the conservation of biodiversity on mid-ocean ridges from deep-sea mining. Science Advances 4(7) doi:10.1126/sciadv.aar4313

Ferreira MA, Barrio Froján C, Gunn V, Johnson DE (2022) A role for UNEP’s Regional Seas Programme under the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. Marine Policy 136 doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2021.104930

Filatova OA, Hoyt E, Burdin AM, Burkanov VN, Fedutin ID, Ovsyanikova EN, Shpak OV, Shulezhko TS, Titova OV (2021) Important areas for cetaceans in Russian Far East waters. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3782

Gollner S, Colaço A, Gebruk A, Halpin PN, Higgs N, Menini E, Mestre NC, Qian PY, Sarrazin J, Szafranski K, Van Dover CL (2021) Application of scientific criteria for identifying hydrothermal ecosystems in need of protection,
Marine Policy 132 doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2021.104641

Handley J, Rouyer M-M, Pearmain EJ, Warwick-Evans V, Teschke K, Hinke JT, Lynch H, Emmerson L, Southwell C, Griffith G, Cárdenas CA, Franco AMA., Trathan P, Dias MP (2021) Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas for Penguins in Antarctica, Targets for Conservation Action. Frontiers in Marine Science 7 doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.602972

Hays GC, Bailey H, Bograd SJ, Bowen WD, Campagna C, Carmichael RH, Casale P, Chiaradia A, Costa DP, Cuevas E, Nico de Bruyn PJ, Dias MP, Duarte CM, Dunn DC, Dutton PH, Esteban N, Friedlaender A, Goetz KT, Godley BJ, Halpin PN, Hamann M, Hammerschlag N, Harcourt R, Harrison A-L, Hazen EL, Heupel MR, Hoyt E, Humphries NE, Kot CY, Lea JSE, Marsh H, Maxwell SM, McMahon CR, Notarbartolo di Sciara G, Palacios DM, Phillips RA, Righton D, Schofield G, Seminoff JA, Simpfendorfer CA, Sims DW, Takahashi A, Tetley MJ, Thums M, Trathan PN, Villegas-Amtmann S, Wells RS, Whiting SD, Wildermann NE, and Sequeira AMM (2019) Translating marine animal tracking data into conservation policy and management. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 34(5):459–473. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2019.01.009

Hoyt E (2021) Benefits and pitfalls of MPAs as a conservation tool for cetaceans. Chapter 3. In L Nunny (ed.) Under Pressure. The need to protect whales and dolphins in European waters. Wädenswil, Switzerland. OceanCare, pages 38-47.

Hoyt E (2022) Conserving marine mammal spaces and habitats. Chapter 2, pp. 31-82 in: Notarbartolo di Sciara G. Würsig B. (Eds.), Marine mammals: the evolving human factor. Springer Nature, Gewerbestrasse 11, 6330 Cham, Switzerland. 465 p. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-98100-6_2

Hoyt E and Notarbartolo di Sciara G (2021) Important Marine Mammal Areas: a spatial tool for marine mammal conservation. Oryx 55 doi:10.1017/S0030605321000272

Johnson D (2019) Protecting the lost city hydrothermal vent system: All is not lost, or is it? Marine Policy 107 doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103593

Johnson DBarrio Froján C, Neat F, Van Oevelen D, Stirling D, Gubbins M, Roberts J (2019) Rockall and Hatton: Resolving a super wicked marine governance problem in the High Seas of the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 6, 69 doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00069

Johnson D, Rees S, Diz D, Jones P, Roberts C, Barrio Froján C (2019) Securing effective and equitable coverage of marine protected areas: The UK’s progress towards achieving Convention on Biological Diversity commitments and lessons learned for the way forward. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 29(S2): 181-194. doi:10.1002/aqc.3065

Johnson DRoss Salazar E, Gallagher A, Rees A, Sheridan Rodriguez C, Cambronero Solano S, Rojas Ortega G, Barrio Froján C (2018) Preventing plastics pervading an oceanic oasis: Building the case for the Costa Rica Thermal Dome to become a World Heritage site in ABNJ.  Marine Policy doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2018.02.022

Johnson DE, Barrio Froján C, Bax N, Dunstan P, Woolley S, Halpin P, Dunn D, Hazin C, Dias M, Davies T, Jiminez J, Ross E, Van Dover C, Notarbartolo di Sciara G, Hoyt E, Gunn V, Von Nordheim H (2018) The Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative: Promoting scientific support for global ocean governance. Aquatic Conservation Special Issue doi:10.1002/aqc.3024

Johnson DE, Barrio Froján C, Turner PJ, Weaver P, Gunn V, Dunn DC, Halpin P, Bax NJ, Dunstan PK (2018) Reviewing the EBSA process: Improving on success. Marine Policy 88: 75-85 doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2017.11.014

Johnson DE, Barrio Froján C (2020) A new impetus for Particularly Sensitive Sea Area designation. Journal of Coastal Research 95: 829-834 doi:10.2112/SI95-161.1

Johnson D, Barrio Froján C (2021) A review of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) in the North Atlantic. ACORENA, 2021, XI(3): 489-505

Kershaw F, McClintock W, Andrews KR, Riet-Sapriza FG, Caballero S, Tetley MJ, Notarbartolo di Sciara G, Hoyt E, Goldberg G, Chou E, Kane-Ritsch K, Rosebaum HC (2021) Geospatial genetics: Integrating genetics into marine protection and spatial planning. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 1-19. doi:10.1002/aqc.3622

Kot CY, DeLand SE, Harrison A-L, Alberini A, Blondin H, Chory M, Cleary J, Curtice C, Donnelly B, Fujioka E, Herrero Palacio A, Heywood EI, Mason E, Nisthar D, Ortuño Crespo G, Poulin S, Whitten M, Woolston C, Dunn DC, and Halpin PN (2023) Synthesizing connectivity information from migratory marine species for area-based management. Biological Conservation 283:110142. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2023.110142

Kot CY, Åkesson S, Alfaro-Shigueto J, Amorocho Llanos DF, Antonopoulou M, Balazs GH, Baverstock WR, Blumenthal JM, Broderick AC, Bruno I, Canbolat AF, Casale P , Cejudo D, Coyne MS, Curtice C, DeLand S, DiMatteo A, Dodge K, Dunn DC, Esteban N, Formia A, Fuentes MMPB, Fujioka E, Garnier J, Godfrey MH, Godley BJ, González Carman V, Harrison A-L, Hart CE, Hawkes LA, Hays GC, Hill N, Hochscheid S, Kaska Y, Levy Y, Ley-Quiñónez CP, Lockhart GG, López-Mendilaharsu M, Luschi P, Mangel JC, Margaritoulis D, Maxwell SM, McClellan CM, Metcalfe K, Mingozzi A, Moncada FG, Nichols WJ, Parker DM, Patel SH, Pilcher NJ, Poulin S, Read AJ, Rees AIF, Robinson DP, Robinson JN, Sandoval-Lugo AG, Schofield G, Seminoff JA, Seney EE, Snape RTE, Sözbilen D, Tomás J, Varo-Cruz N, Wallace BP, Wildermann NE, Witt MJ, Zavala-Norzagaray AA, Halpin PN (2022) Network analysis of sea turtle movements and connectivity: a tool for conservation prioritization. Diversity and Distributions 28: 810-829 doi:10.1111/ddi.13485

Mannocci L, Boustany A, Roberts J, Palacios D, Dunn DHalpin P, Viehman S, Moxley J, Cleary J, Bailey H, Bograd S, Becker E, Gardner B, Hartog J, Hazen E, Ferguson M, Forney K, Kinlan B, Oliver M, Perretti C, Ridoux V, Teo S, Winship A (2017) Temporal resolutions in species distribution models of highly mobile marine animals: Recommendations for ecologists and managers. Diversity and Distributions 23(10): 1098-1109 doi:10.1111/ddi.12609

Menini E, Van Dover C (2019) An atlas of protected hydrothermal vents. Marine Policy 108 doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103654

Menini E, Calado H, Danovaro R, Manea E & Halpin PN (2023) Towards a global strategy for the conservation of deep-sea active hydrothermal vents. npj Ocean Sustainability. doi: 10.1038/s44183-023-00029-3

Niner HJ, Ardron JA, Escobar EG, Gianni M, Jaeckel A, Jones DOB, Levin LA, Smith CR, Thiele T, Turner PJ, Van Dover CL, Watling L and Gjerde KM (2018) Deep-sea mining with no net loss of biodiversity – an impossible aim. Frontiers in Marine Science 5:53 doi:10.3389/fmars.2018.00053

Notarbartolo di Sciara GHoyt E (2020) Healing the wounds of marine mammals by protecting their habitat. Ethics on Science and Environmental Politics 20:15-23 doi:10.3354/esep00190

Notarbartolo di Sciara GHoyt E, Reeves RR, Ardron J, Marsh H, Vongraven D, Barr B (2016) Place-based approaches to marine mammal conservation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 26 (Suppl. 2): 85-100 doi:10.1002/aqc.2642

Notarbartolo di Sciara G & Würsig B (2022) Helping marine mammals cope with humans. Chapter 14, pp. 425-450 in: Notarbartolo di Sciara G. Würsig B. (Eds.), Marine mammals: the evolving human factor. Springer Nature, Gewerbestrasse 11, 6330 Cham, Switzerland. 465 p. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-98100-6_14

O’Hara T, Hugall A, Woolley S, Bribiesca-Contreras G, Bax N (2019) Contrasting processes drive ophiuroid phylodiversity across shallow and deep seafloors. Nature 565 (7741), 636-639. doi:10.1038/s41586-019-0886-z

Oppel S, Bolton M, Carneiro APB, Dias MP, [….], Hazin C, and others (2018) Spatial scales of marine conservation management for breeding seabirds. Marine Policy 2018, Vol. 98 doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2018.08.024

Ortuño Crespo GDunn D, Gianni M, Gjerde K, Wright G, Halpin P (2019) High-seas fish biodiversity is slipping through the governance net. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3(9): 1273-1276 doi:10.1038/s41559-019-0981-4

Poulin S, Curtice C, Dunn D (2019) International consortium releases Migratory Connectivity in the Ocean (MiCO) system. ECO Magazine May/June 2019, p42-43

Rees S, Foster N, Langmead O, Pittman S, Johnson D (2017) Defining the qualitative elements of Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 with regard to the marine and coastal environment in order to strengthen global efforts for marine biodiversity conservation outlined in the UN SDG14. Marine Policy doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2017.05.016

Rees S, Pitman SJ, Foster N, Langmead O, Griffiths C, Fletcher S, Johnson DE, Attrill M (2018) Bridging the divide: Social-ecological coherence in Marine Protected Area network design. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems doi:10.1002/aqc.2885

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2021) Special Places in the Ocean: A Decade of Describing Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas. 68 pages. Contributing authors: Johnson DE, Gunn V, Bax N, Dunn D, Barrio Froján C. Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative

Somveille MDias MP, Weimerskirch TE, Davies TE (2020) Projected migrations of southern Indian Ocean albatrosses as a response to climate change. Ecography doi:10.1111/ecog.05066

Sutton T, Clark MDunn DHalpin P, Rogers A, Guinotte J, Bograd S, Perez JAA, Wishner K, Haedrich R, Lindsay D, Drazen J, Vereshchaka A, Piatkowski U, Morato T, Błachowiak-Samołyk K, Robison B, Gjerde K, Pierrot-Bults A, Bernal P, Reygondeau G, Heino M (2017) A global biogeographic classification of the mesopelagic zone. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 126: 85-102 doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2017.05.006

Tetley MJ, Braulik GT, Lanfredi C, Minton G, Panigada S, Politi E, Zanardelli M, Notarbartolo di Sciara G, Hoyt E (2022) The Important Marine Mammal Area Network: A Tool for Systematic Spatial Planning in Response to the Marine Mammal Habitat Conservation Crisis. Frontiers in Marine Science, Vol. 9 doi:10.3389/fmars.2022.841789

Van Dover C (2019) Inactive sulfide ecosystems in the deep sea: A review. Frontiers in Marine Science 6 doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00461

Van Dover CArdron J, Escobar E, Gianni MGjerde K, Jaeckel AB, Jones D, Levin L, Niner H, Pendleton L, Smith C, Thiele T, Turner P, Watling LE, Weaver P (2017) Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining.  Nature Geoscience 10: 464-465 doi:10.1038/ngeo2983

Van Dover CL, Arnaud-Haond S, Gianni M, Helmreich M, Huber JA, Jaeckel AL, Metaxas A, Pendleton LH, Petersen S, Ramirez-Llodra E, Steinberg PE, Tunnicliffe V, Yamamoto H (2018) Scientific rationale and international obligations for protection of active hydrothermal vent ecosystems from deep-sea mining. Marine Policy 90: 20-28. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2018.01.020

Van Dover CL, Colaço A, Collins PC, Croot P, Metaxas A, Murton BJ, Swaddling A, Boschen-Rose RE, Carlsson J, Cuyvers L, Fukushima T, Gartman A, Kennedy R, Kriete C, Mestre NC, Molodtsova T, Myhrvold A, Pelleter E, Popoola SO, Qian P-Y, Sarrazin J, Sharma R, Suh YJ, Sylvan JB, Tao C, Tomczak M, Vermilye J. (2020) Research is needed to inform environmental management of hydrothermally inactive and extinct polymetallic sulfide (PMS) deposits. Marine Policy 104183 doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104183

Van Dover CL and Smith HW (2020) Extinct Hot Springs: A Sustainable Source for Deep-Sea Mining? ECO Deep Sea

Waliczky Z, Fishpool L, Butchart S, Thomas D, Heath M, Hazin C, Donald P, Kowalska A, Dias M, Allinson T (2019) Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs): their impact on conservation policy, advocacy and action. Bird Conservation International 29(2): 199-215 doi:10.1017/S0959270918000175

Washburn T, Turner P, Durden J, Jones D, Weaver P, Van Dover C (2019) Ecological risk assessment for deep-sea mining. Ocean and Coastal Management 176: 24-39 doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2019.04.014

Weaver PPE, Billett DSM, & Van Dover CL (2018) Environmental risks of deep-sea mining. In Handbook on marine environment protection: science, impacts and sustainable management. In M. Salomon & T. Markus (Eds.), (pp. 215–245). Cham: Springer International Publishing doi:10.1007/978-3-319-60156-4_11

Woolley S, Foster S, Bax N, Currie J, Dunn D, Hansen C, Hill N, O’Hara T, Ovaskainen O, Sayre R, Vanhatalo J, Dunstan P (2019) Bioregions in marine environments: Combining biological and environmental data for management and scientific understanding. BioScience 70(1): 48-59 doi:10.1093/biosci/biz133

Wright G, Gjerde K, Johnson D, Finkelstein A, Ferreira M, Dunn D, Chaves M, Grehan A (2019) Marine spatial planning in areas beyond national jurisdiction. Marine Policy doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2018.12.003

Yearsley JM, Salmanidou DM, Carlsson J, Burns D, Van Dover CL (2020) Biophysical models of persistent connectivity and barriers on the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 104819 doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2020.104819