Managing Small-Scale Fisheries
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At the same time, increased fishery overexploitation and habitat degradation are threatening the Earth’s coastal and marine resources. Most small-scale fisheries have not been well managed, if they have been managed at all. Existing approaches have failed to constrain fishing capacity or to manage conflict. They have not kept pace with technology or with the driving forces of economics, population growth, demand for food, and poverty. Worldwide, the management and governance of small-scale fisheries is in urgent need of reform.
321 pages; ISBN 9781552503010
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Title: Managing Small-Scale Fisheries
Author: Fikret Berkes; Robin Mahon; Patrick McConney; Richard Pollnac; Robert Pomeroy