Code of conduct for marine conservation

close up of sea turtle under water surrounded by tropical yellow fishJack Kittinger, one of the ASU-Conservation International new Professors of Practice, recently published a paper titled “An appeal for a code of conduct for marine conservation” in Marine Policy. The journal argues that a comprehensive set of social standards is necessary for effective and lasting conservation actions. Key principles and action steps are recommended to create socially acceptable and ecologically effective marine conservation programs.