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Community-based management key to sustaining aquatic resources.
Encouraging new evidence suggests that the bulk of the world's fisheries â€“ including small-scale, often non-industrialized fisheries on which millions of people depend for food â€“ could be sustained using community-based co-management.
$2.2 Million Available in First Year WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fisheries managers, fishermen, nonprofit organizations and others with a stake in America's fisheries now have new resources to put their innovative ideas into action.
Leading international marine scientists are proposing radical changes in the governance of the worldâ€™s oceans to rescue them from overfishing, pollution and other human impacts.
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) today launches the first in-store color-coded sustainability-rating program for wild-caught seafood and commits to phasing out all red-rated species by Earth Day 2013.
New England Sectors Touted as Well Designed WASHINGTON and BOSTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Environment Group's Lee Crockett, director of Federal Fisheries Policy, and Peter Baker, manager for New England Fisheries Campaigns, today commented on a new study by Ecotrust that found design concerns in the proposed West Coast trawl fishery catch share program.
Food from fisheries, trade and transport through shipping, income from tourism and recreation â€“ we rely on our seas.
A study carried out by the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) now reveals that the Common Fisheries Policy in Europe has promoted the extension of the European fleet into more vulnerable eco-systems such as deep waters.
UN experts said on Monday that the world faces the nightmarish possibility of fishless oceans by 2050 without fundamental restructuring of the fishing industry.
A new, less selective approach to commercial fishing is needed to ensure the ongoing productivity of marine ecosystems and to maintain biodiversity, according to a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
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