By Kathleen Schwerdtner Máñez, Bo Poulsen
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Differences in ascribed social or hierarchical status are perceived as subordinate to the collegiate. The ship in that sense may be defined as a ‘total institution’, albeit for a limited time, typically for the duration of a voyage (Weibust 1969; Fricke 1973; Aubert 1962). Communities might work within an entire fleet of fishing vessels as demonstrated by Dutch herring fishermen who maximised their catches in the premodern era by maintaining close communication and collaboration at fishing locations even a thousand kilometres from home port (Poulsen 2008).
She argued that actors may overcome the dilemmas inherent in rational choice models (Tragedy of the Commons, Prisoner’s Dilemma) by collective action, involving the development of trust and a sense of community. While the study did include a century-deep perspective the focus of the study was the observation of contemporary processes.
2016) demonstrated that sawfish were once distributed in the waters of 90 countries and territories, yet are now entirely gone from 20 of these, and 43 had lost at least one species of sawfish (Dulvy et al. 2016). Similar loss of iconic species in coastal waters range from snapper in Australia (Thurstan et al. S. g. Bolster 2008, 2012; Leavenworth 2008; Rosenberg et al. 2005). That such recognizable species can decline to the point of local or regional extinction shows the pervasiveness of the shifting baseline syndrome, and the importance of work to reverse it.
Perspectives on Oceans Past by Kathleen Schwerdtner Máñez, Bo Poulsen