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Sustainable Use of Wild Marine Living Resources: Notion or Myth?

Sidney J. Holt

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter analyzes the idea that extractive use of “renewable” living resources can be sustained by imposing simple management measures. It reviews the history of the analyses and models developed ... More


All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management

Carmel Finley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226249667
eISBN:
9780226249681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249681.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Between 1949 and 1955, the State Department pushed for an international fisheries policy grounded in maximum sustainable yield (MSY). The concept is based on a confidence that scientists can predict, ... More


Fishing “Up” to MSY

Carmel Finley

in All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226249667
eISBN:
9780226249681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249681.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The Rome meeting was a diplomatic success for the United States, another high-water mark of Wilbert Chapman’s personal influence and, as maximum sustainable yield (MSY) would come to be implemented, ... More


Conservation Measures

D. G. Webster

in Beyond the Tragedy in Global Fisheries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029551
eISBN:
9780262329972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029551.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Conservation measures usually require some reduction in fishing effort or catch and so are not politically expedient except when used to indirectly exclude less powerful groups of fishers. This ... More


Introduction

Carmel Finley

in All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226249667
eISBN:
9780226249681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249681.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The maximum sustainable yield (MSY) became part of American foreign and domestic policy in 1949, when it was formally adopted by the State Department as the goal of American fisheries policy. It is ... More


Dimensions of Communicating Farsighted Appeals

William Ascher

in Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226029160
eISBN:
9780226029184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226029184.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a discussion of the design dimensions of communicating farsighted proposals. From the perspective of promoting farsighted decisions, successful framing would paint shortsighted ... More


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