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Leadership, social capital and incentives promote successful fisheries
One billion people depend on seafood as their primary source of protein and 25% of the world’s total animal protein comes from fisheries. Yet a third of fish stocks worldwide are overexploited orExpand
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A mid-term analysis of progress toward international biodiversity targets
In 2010, the international community, under the auspices of the Convention on Biological Diversity, agreed on 20 biodiversity-related “Aichi Targets” to be achieved within a decade. We provide aExpand
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Impacts of Climate Variability on Latin American Small-scale Fisheries
Small-scale fisheries (SSFs) are social-ecological systems that play a critical role in terms of food security and poverty alleviation in Latin America. These fisheries are increasingly threatened byExpand
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Eco-Label Conveys Reliable Information on Fish Stock Health to Seafood Consumers
Concerns over fishing impacts on marine populations and ecosystems have intensified the need to improve ocean management. One increasingly popular market-based instrument for ecological stewardshipExpand
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DEVELOPING NEW APPROACHES TO GLOBAL STOCK STATUS ASSESSMENT AND FISHERY PRODUCTION POTENTIAL OF THE SEAS
Stock status is a key parameter for evaluating the sustainability of fishery resources and developing corresponding management plans. However, the majority of stocks are not assessed, often as aExpand
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FAO's statistic data and sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture: Comments on Pauly and Zeller (2017)
Abstract In a recent commentary, Pauly and Zeller disagreed with the Food and Agriculture Organization's interpretation of its global capture fishery production records, arguing that trends wereExpand
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Effects of morphodynamic and estuarine gradients on the demography and distribution of a sandy beach mole crab: implications for source-sink habitat dynamics
Several conceptual models relating biological and morphodynamic variables have been developed in sandy beach ecology. On estuarine sandy beaches, a major environmental factor influ- encingExpand
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Co-management in Latin American small-scale shellfisheries: assessment from long-term case studies
Co-management (Co-M), defined as the sharing of management tasks and responsibilities between governments and local users, is emerging as a powerful institutional arrangement to redress fisheries pExpand
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GENERAL FISHERIES COMMISSION FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN COMMISSION GÉNÉRALE DES PÊCHES POUR LA MÉDITERRANÉE GENERAL FISHERIES COMMISSION FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SAC)
2. Mr Abdellah Srour, Executive Secretary of the GFCM Secretariat, welcomed the participants and warmly thanked Mr Carlo Pipitone for chairing the meeting. Mr Srour underlined the importance of theExpand
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Rebuttal to Froese and Proelss “Evaluation and legal assessment of certified seafood”
In a recent paper, Froese and Proelss [1] contend that 31% of stocks targeted by Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fisheries are overfished and subject to ongoing overfishing and a furtherExpand
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