News tagged with fishery management

The bivalve effect

McGill biologist Dr. Frederic Guichard says marine life can communicate over thousands of kilometers, calling into question current fishery management and marine preservation practices. "If I kill mussels ...

May 03, 2010 1.5 / 5 (4) 0

Scientists offer new take on selective fishing

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new, less selective approach to commercial fishing is needed to ensure the ongoing productivity of marine ecosystems and to maintain biodiversity, according to a paper in the Proceedings ...

Apr 29, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 1

'Super reefs' fend off climate change, study says

The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today a study showing that some coral reefs off East Africa are unusually resilient to climate change due to improved fisheries management and a combination of geophysical factors. ...

Apr 23, 2009 3 / 5 (5) 3

Fisheries benefit from 400-year-old tradition

A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and James Cook University says that coral reefs in Aceh, Indonesia are benefiting from a decidedly low-tech, traditional management system that dates back ...

Oct 11, 2012 not rated yet 0

Shark rules need teeth, groups tell IUCN

The Wildlife Conservation Society and over 35 government agency and NGO partners participating in IUCN's World Conservation Congress this week are urging the world's governments to take urgent steps to save ...

Sep 04, 2012 not rated yet 0