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Fisheries: While Stocks Last?

Series: OECD Insights

By: Patrick Love

148 pages, b/w photos, b/w figures

OECD

Paperback | Apr 2010 | #192511 | ISBN-13: 9789264077379
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NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€12 approx

About this book

The fish on your plate may have been caught by a high-tech trawler, trapped by a lone fisher, farmed along with tons of others, or even stolen by pirates. It may have been captured in the South Atlantic, landed in Europe, and processed in China. Globalisation, North-South relations, changing attitudes and lifestyles, and the way we manage natural resources all influence fisheries. This book uses the expertise of the OECD to assess these issues, and describes the challenges facing those who work in the industry. Apart from the fishers themselves and their families, it also draws on the points of view of NGOs, government specialists, scientists and independent experts.


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