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Outport Adaptations: Social Indicators through Newfoundland's Cod Crisis

  title={Outport Adaptations: Social Indicators through Newfoundland's Cod Crisis},
  author={L. Hamilton and M. J. Butler},
  journal={Human Ecology Review},
The 1992 moratorium on fishing for Northern Cod marked a symbolic end to the way of life that had sustained Newfoundland’s outports for hundreds of years. It also marked the completion of an ecological regime shift, from an ocean ecosystem dominated by cod and other predatory groundfish, to one in which such fish are comparatively scarce, and lower-trophic-level invertebrates more common. We examine patterns of change seen in large-scale social indicators, which reflect the smaller-scale… Expand

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