New PDF release: Handbook of Marine Fisheries Conservation and Management

By R. Quentin Grafton, Ray Hilborn, Dale Squires, Maree Tait, Meryl Williams

ISBN-10: 0195370287

ISBN-13: 9780195370287

This instruction manual is the main complete and interdisciplinary paintings on marine conservation and fisheries administration ever compiled. it's the first to bridge fisheries and marine conservation concerns. Its cutting edge principles, precise case reviews, and governance framework supply an international specific viewpoint over the years and deal with difficulties within the excessive seas, neighborhood fisheries, business fishing, and the various interactions among use and non-use of the oceans. Its coverage instruments and ideas for overcoming the perennial difficulties of over fishing, habitat and biodiversity loss deal with the evidence that many marine ecosystems are in decline and laid low with overexploitation as a result of unsustainable fishing practices. a superb characteristic of the ebook is the certain case-studies on conservation perform and fisheries administration from all over the world. those case stories are mixed with 'foundation' chapters that offer an summary of the kingdom of the marine global and cutting edge and much achieving views approximately how we will circulate ahead to stand current and destiny demanding situations. The members contain the world's top fisheries scientists, economists, and executives. environment and incentive-based ways are defined and complemented by way of instruments for cooperative, participatory recommendations. precise topics handled: fisher habit and incentives for administration past rights-based methods; a synthesis of proposed 'solutions'; a framework for figuring out and overcoming the severe determinants of the decline in fisheries, degradation of marine ecosystems, and negative socio-economic functionality of many fishing groups; versions for cutting edge coverage tools; a course of action and adoption pathways to advertise sustainable fishing practices globally. jointly, the handbook's many necessary contributions supply a manner ahead to either figuring out and resolving the multifaceted difficulties dealing with the world's oceans.

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K. Loetze, F. R. Palumbi, E. A. J. Stachowicz, and R. Watson (2006). Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services. Science 314: 787–790. 2 Economic Trends in Global Marine Fisheries ROLF WILLMANN KIERAN KELLEHER The focus on the declining biological health of the world’s fisheries has tended to obscure the even more critical deterioration of the economic health of the fisheries, which stems from poor governance that is both a cause and a result of the biological overexploitation. Economically healthy fisheries are fundamental to achieving accepted goals for the fisheries sector, such as improved livelihoods, food security, increased exports, and the restoration of fish stocks—a key objective of the Plan of Implementation endorsed by the World Summit on Sustainable Development (Anonymous 2002).

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