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Net Loss: The Salmon Netcage Industry in British Columbia

1996
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Net Loss is a scientific examination of how the use of open netcages by the salmon aquaculture industry in British Columbia affects the nearshore marine environment, wild salmon stocks and coastal residents. The report concludes that adoption of closed containment systems is the only way to ensure that the industry captures the environmental costs of salmon aquaculture operations. More »

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Living Within Our Means

January 1996
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Humanity has awakened to choices on the fate of the Earth and the species within it that yesterday were hard to imagine. We've discovered we're destroying forty to one hundred species a day through overharvesting, waste, and spoiled habitat. Living Within Our Means report compressed.pdf... More »

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Fisheries That Work: Sustainability Through Community-Based Management

1995
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Ten success stories of sustainable fisheries from around the world are presented. Whether in Japan, Peru, Alaska or British Columbia, the key to these "good news" examples is community-based resource management. Dr. Evelyn Pinkerton and Dr. Martin Weinstein offer tools that can protect biodiversity and jobs in fishing communities everywhere. More »

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Fish on the Line: The Future of Pacific Fisheries

1995
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Noted fisheries biologist Dr. Carl Walters concludes that under existing practices the Pacific fishery is neither ecologically nor economically sustainable. He offers a series of recommendations for restructuring the fisheries that protects both jobs and the environment. More »

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