Tag Archives: fisheries

Getting a clue on population variability

Two papers were just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by friends and former colleagues of mine from the University of Washington. Both of these papers confront an old and persistent question in fisheries science: what … Continue reading

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Matching Management to Fish and Fishers

There are no truly universal laws in ecology. Every pattern and process takes place on its own scale in time and space, and truths that hold at one scale do not necessarily hold at another. This is a fact of … Continue reading

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Sustainabewildering Seafood

I just finished reading a new paper from Jennifer Jaquet et al., mostly from Daniel Pauly’s group at UBC. The paper is titled “Conserving wild fish in a sea of market-based efforts,” and it appears in the current issue of … Continue reading

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NY Times on Seafood Ethics

The New York Times the other day published two pieces, one in print and one online, about the practical and ethical questions facing seafood eaters in the present day and age (thanks, Alyssa!). The first, by the great Mark Bittman, … Continue reading

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