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dc.contributor.authorSpoors, F.
dc.contributor.authorLeakey, C.D.B.
dc.contributor.authorJames, M.
dc.identifier.citationSpoors F., Leakey C.D.B., James M.A. 2021. Coast to ocean: a Fife-eye view: ocean literacy in Fife, Scotland. Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS). 52pp.en_US
dc.description.abstract[Extract from Executive Summary] Ocean Literacy (OL), or Ocean Citizenship, is the basis of a movement to sway positive, lasting change in communities that will benefit the sea, coast and climate. An ocean literate person is understanding of the ocean’s influence on their own lives, as well as the way that their behaviours influence the ocean and is knowledgeable concerning ocean threats. A degree of informed-ness (or ‘literacy’) is thought to inspire effective communication and allow for impactful decision-making regarding personal lifestyle and behaviours, which are subsequently beneficial to the marine and coastal environment. Not only that, a collective OL mindset may be translated into policy, informing marine spatial planning authorities of people’s expectations regarding their marine and coastal spaces.en_US
dc.publisherMarine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS)en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © the author(s) / rights holder. This is the final version of the work. This work has been made available online with permission. Permission for further reuse of this content should be sought from the rights holder as identified in the PDF.en_US
dc.subject.lcshMarine biologyen_US
dc.subject.lcshMarine biology--Scotlanden_US
dc.titleCoast to ocean: a Fife-eye view: ocean literacy in Fife, Scotlanden_US
dc.description.versionPublisher PDFen_US
dc.statusNon peer revieweden_US

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