Serge M. Garcia

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World population is expected to grow from the present 6.8 billion people to about 9 billion by 2050. The growing need for nutritious and healthy food will increase the demand for fisheries products from marine sources, whose productivity is already highly stressed by excessive fishing pressure, growing organic pollution, toxic contamination, coastal(More)
Predicting global fisheries is a high-order challenge but predictions have been made and updates are needed. Past forecasts, present trends and perspectives of key parameters of the fisheries--including potential harvest, state of stocks, supply and demand, trade, fishing technology and governance--are reviewed in detail, as the basis for new forecasts and(More)
Marine capture fisheries face major and complex challenges: habitat degradation, poor economic returns, social hardships from depleted stocks, illegal fishing, and climate change, among others. The key factors that prevent the transition to sustainable fisheries are information failures, transition costs, use and non-use conflicts and capacity constraints.(More)
1 Member, Scientific Steering Committee, Census of Marine Life, 17 Agnew Street, Aspley, Qld, 4034 Australia, 2 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, New York, New York, United States of America, 3 Chief Executive Officer, Australian Institute of Marine Science, and Chair, Census of Marine Life Scientific Steering Committee, Townsville, Australia, 4 Member,(More)
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  • SIDAhora : un proyecto del Departamento de…
  • 1996
There is a daily need to be in tune with the health of our bodies and understand what our bodies are telling us. Taking a doctor's advice without any question is being complacent. The greatest strength is within ourselves. Millions of people use holistic medicine, which treats the whole person, including mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs. An(More)
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