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NFCC Consensus Statement on Integrating Marine Reserve Science and Fisheries Management
Download an Adobe PDF version of the statement here, or go to "More" to read the abstract online.
Consensus Statement on Integrating Marine Reserve Science and Fishery Management
The Consensus Statment will be posted here on Thursday, August 19, 2004 in both a version for online viewing and an Adobe PDF format file for downloading. comments (401 views)
Conference Delivers Scientific Consensus
An expert panel has concluded that marine reserves should be considered in the broader context of the development of ecosystem-based fishery management in the U.S. The group found that marine reserves have important objectives for ecosystem conservation and protection of marine biodiversity in addition to whatever benefits they may have for achieving fishery management objectives.
Presentations from Consensus Conference
Most of the presentations made by experts at the June Consensus Conference can be downloaded from this site by clicking on the button "Resources" at right. Presentations are listed by author and title. Two presentations that were unavailable for this posting, by Arne Fuglvog of Petersburg, Alaska and by Steve Palumbi of Stanford University, will be posted to the site as soon as possible. comments (2079 views)
Background Materials for Consensus Conference
The background papers used by the Review Panel and the Presenters at NFCC’s June Consensus Conference were assembled by the Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea (COMPASS) from a variety of sources including books and journals. Copyright issues prevent NFCC from including the documents themselves on the website, but interested persons can locate the materials by downloading the bibliography (go to "More" and then click "bibliography") or through the COMPASS website. That site also includes links to the background materials used by the planning committee in preparing the questions for the conference.comments (2132 views)
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Consensus Conference travel support available for fishermen
The Port Liaison Project and The Nature Conservancy are making stipends available for up to 40 fishermen—commercial or recreational—who want to attend the Consensus Conference on Integrating Marine Reserve Science and Fishery Management.
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Consensus Conference FAQs
We have had many inquiries and comments on the June Consensus Conference on Integrating Marine Reserve Science and Fishery Management, and the approach is still raising questions.
NFCC President Expects Groundbreaking Discussion
A few years ago I began noticing that discussions about the use of marine reserves in fisheries management contained a surprising disconnect between two groups of scientists.
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