CCIRA conducts science that matters to our people. All our research is guided by the objectives of our Nations’ marine use plans. And we’ve been busy! Here is a list of the papers we have published in top journals over the last two years. You can find links to these papers on our Reports page.
- Indigenous peoples’ rights and marine protected areas. Published in Marine Policy (2018) by Natalie Ban of the University of Victoria with Alejandro Frid of CCIRA.
- Indigenous knowledge as data for modern fishery management: a case study of Dungeness crab in Pacific Canada. Published in Ecosystem Health and Sustainability (2017) by Natalie Ban and Lauren Eckert of the University of Victoria, with Madeleine McGreer and Alejandro Frid of CCIRA.
- Diving back in time: Extending historical baselines for yelloweye rockfish with Indigenous knowledge. Published in Aquatic Conservation of Marine and Freshwater Environments (2017) by Laruen Eckert and Natalie Ban of the University of Victoria with Alejandro Frid and Madeleine McGreer of CCIRA.
- Declining size and age of rockfishes (Sebastes spp.) inherent to Indigenous cultures of Pacific Canada. Published in Ocean and Coastal Management (2017) by Madeleine McGreer and Alejandro Frid of CCIRA.
- Rockfish size and age: The crossroads of spatial protection, central place fisheries and indigenous rights. Published in Global Ecology and Conservation (2016) by Alejandro Frid and Madeleine McGreer of CCIRA with collaborating scientists Dana R. Haggarty, Julie Beaumont, and Edward J. Gregr.
- Rapid recovery of Dungeness crab within spatial fishery closures declared under indigenous law in British Columbia. Published in Global Ecology and Conservation (2016) by Alejandro Frid and Madeleine McGreer of CCIRA with collaborating scientist Angela Stevenson.