Favourite papers?

O'Rourke, D., & Lollo, N. (2015). Transforming consumption: from decoupling, to behavior change, to system changes for sustainable consumption. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 40, 233-259.


Clifton, J., & Foale, S. (2017). Extracting ideology from policy: Analysing the social construction of conservation priorities in the Coral Triangle region. Marine Policy, 82, 189-196.


Cullis-Suzuki, S., & Pauly, D. (2010). Failing the high seas: a global evaluation of regional fisheries management organizations. Marine Policy, 34(5), 1036-1042

Aliya Siddiqi

B.Sc. Ohio State University (Columbus, OH USA) 
Masters Student, James Cook University

Aliya was born and raised in the landlocked Midwest of the USA but spent her undergraduate studies exploring the relationship between humans and wildlife with experiences in both South Africa and North Queensland. After spending a year volunteering with marine conservation NGOs and communities in the Philippines and Indonesia, she is now completing her master’s degree in marine biology at James Cook University.


Aliya is interested in the human dimensions of marine conservation, including adaptive co-management, sustainable fisheries production and consumption, and effective science communication.


Aliya’s current research is investigating the benefits and consequences of current alternative livelihood schemes for shark fishermen.

Favourite species?
Tiger Shark Galeocerdo cuvier