Making Seafood Sustainable

Making Seafood Sustainable

American Experiences in Global Perspective

Book - 2012 | 1st ed
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"Analyzes the ramifications of overfishing for the United States by investigating how fishers, seafood processors, retailers, government officials, and others have worked together to respond to the crisis. Historian Mansel G. Blackford examines how these players took steps to make fishing in some American waters, especially in Alaskan waters, sustainable. Critical to these efforts, Blackford argues, has been government and industry collaboration in formulating and enforcing regulations. What can be learned from these successful experiences? Are they applicable elsewhere? What are the drawbacks? ...addresses these questions and suggests that sustainable seafood management can be made to work. The economic and social costs incurred in achieving sustainable resource usage are significant, but there are ways to mitigate them. More broadly, this book illustrates ways to manage commonly held natural resources around the world--land, water, oil, and so on--in sustainble ways"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780812243932
0812243935
Branch Call Number: 639.8 BLACKFOR
Characteristics: xii, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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