Resource management: European viewpoints

International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (1989) Resource management: European viewpoints. Brussels, Belgium, International Collective in Support of Fishworkers, (SAMUDRA Dossier, 2)

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Abstract

The Marine Environment and Resource Management - Should careful and rational management of fish stocks be considered a myth or a realistic prospect? Recent history has shown how. because of over-exploitation of certain fish-stocks - among which herring. Anchovy and cod are prime examples - the survival of some species has become an acute problem. Today all fishing zones are threatened, and no stock is safe from potential collapse. The situation is so serious that some scientists and fish- workers' organisations have acted to sound the alarm and to demand from governments that measures to protect the resource be implemented. However, looking beyond the indispensable need for legislation, it is the search for maximum profit which, unfortunately, so often governs fish production and marketing that must be challenged. Moreover, the question of resource management must integrate the need to safe-guard the ecology of the marine environment, which requires profound changes of mentality. In Lisbon, Portugal, in June 1989, about one hundred scientists, fishermen and organization representatives from 25 different countries met at a symposium to develop their thinking on these questions. In this dossier, we publish some papers by European speakers at this inter-national meeting organised by ICSF. (56pp.) (Bellec, F. (ed))

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Resource management: European viewpoints
Corporate Creator/Author: International Collective in Support of Fishworkers
Series Name: SAMUDRA Dossier
Number: 2
Date: 1989
Publisher: International Collective in Support of Fishworkers
Place of Publication: Brussels, Belgium
Issuing Agency: International Collective in Support of Fishworkers
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 257
Depositing User: ICSF International Collective in Support of Fishworkers
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2007 13:20
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 22:21
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/257

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