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Prof Shankar Aswani

Research Interests:

Maritime anthropology, human ecology of coastal communities, human behavioral ecology, indigenous ecological knowledge, ethnobiology, common property resources/governance, exchange theory and social stratification, ethnohistory, Solomon Islands, Melanesia, and Insular Pacific.

Research Projects (selected)

  • Building Socio-Ecological Resilience to Climate Change in the Western Solomon Islands (2011-2013)
  • Understanding Socio-ecological Impacts and Responses to Large Scale Environmental Disturbance in the Western Solomon Islands (2008-2011)
  • Rural Development and Community-Based Resource Management in the Solomon Islands (1999-present)
  • Integrating Social and Natural Science for Designing and Implementing a Marine Protected Area Network in the Western Solomon Islands (2003-present)

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