Busting myths that hinder an agreement to end harmful fisheries subsidies

  title={Busting myths that hinder an agreement to end harmful fisheries subsidies},
  author={Andr{\'e}s M. Cisneros‐Montemayor and U. Rashid Sumaila},
  journal={Marine Policy},

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