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Blue frontiers: managing the environmental costs of aquaculture

A comprehensive analysis of global aquaculture production across all major species and farm production systems. This global review aims to inform policy makers about the impacts of aquaculture on the environment and to stimulate debate on the optimal ...

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Blue frontiers: managing the environmental costs of aquaculture [chinese version]

This fact sheet presents the main findings from a global review of aquaculture conducted by the WorldFish Center in collaboration with Conservation International. The report “Blue Frontiers: Managing the environmental costs of aquaculture” aims to inform ...

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Diagnostic study of the Volta Basin fisheries: Part 2 Livelihoods and poverty analysis, current trends and projections

The Basin Focal Project for the Volta (BFP-Volta) is a research project funded by the Challenge Programme on Water and Food (CPWF). Its aim is to provide an in-depth analysis of issues related to water in the Volta Basin through three main thematic issues ...

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The coastal environmental profile of Brunei Darussalam: resource assessment and management issues.

The marine environment and productive ecosystems, such as mangroves and coral reefs, are important to the marine fisheries industry of Brunei Darussalam. This volume contains 9 chapters and its purposes is to s to present, analyze and synthesize all ...

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Dhaka declaration on ecological risk assessment of genetically improved fish

Fifty-four participants from 20 countries representing national/research institutions in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, non-govermental organizations and regional/international organizations held an Expert Consultation on Ecological Risk Assessment of ...

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Equity, efficiency and identity: grounding the debate over population and sustainability.

If social scientists are to provide a more useful contribution to international debates over population and environment, we must find ways to combine the insights of our competing theoretical traditions. Political economy, rational choice, and cultural ...

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Invasive species in water-dependent ecosystems

Alien invasive species may cause as much havoc in water-dependent ecosystems, such as wetlands, lakes and rivers, as they do in terrestrial systems. In the aquatic medium they are more diffi cult to detect and eradicate or even to control and there needs ...

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Problem formulation and options assessment: science-guided deliberation in environmental risk assessment of transgenic fish

This chapter provides an overview of problem formulation and options assessment (PFOA) for scientists, risk assessment specialists, industry representatives and other interested public stakeholders who may be involved in deliberation over transgenic fish ...

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Restocking and stock enhancement of coastal fisheries: Potential, problems and progress

The demand for fish is expected to rise substantially by 2020. Although aquaculture must provide much of the additional fish, it remains to be seen whether restored or enhanced capture fisheries can also help fill the projected gap in supply. The key ...

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South and south-east Asian coastal fisheries: their status and directions for improved management: conference synopsis and recommendations

As a step to address the problems of coastal fisheries in Asia, the WorldFish Center joined forces with fisheries agencies from eight developing Asian countries (Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam) and ...

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