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Lucia Fanning (Draft Profile)
Operational Conflict between Seals and Fisheries: Recommendations for Approaching the Problem in Atlantic Canada.
Conflicts between marine mammals and fisheries occur worldwide. Conflict can be separated into two categories: (i) operational conflict, involving direct physical interaction with fisheries, such as depredation and gear ...
MAP Matters - August 2013
features a summary of the internships undertaken by the 2012-13 MMM Class
Establishing an Appropriate Regulatory Framework and Harmonized Security Measures for the Protection of Mixed-Use Marine Facilities within Canadian Ports
The significance of maritime transport security is a factor of the highly vulnerable and variable mode of maritime transportation and the resulting security threats from the various sources of cargo. There is an urgent ...
Marine Mammal Mitigation Procedures in the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN)
Anthropogenic noise in the world’s oceans has the potential to adversely impact marine mammals. Much research has gone into determining these impacts but the specifics are subject to some debate. Noise emitted by the oil ...
Restoring mangrove forests in Indonesia’s Tanjung Panjang area through the use of market-based incentives: Lessons learned from international case studies.
Indonesia’s Tanjung Panjang area has experienced an unprecedented loss of mangrove habitat over the past few decades, due largely to illegal aquaculture practices know as tambak farming. This is of particular concern as ...
The role of the information of the Marine Stewardship Council certification process in developing countries: A case study of two Mexico MSC fisheries certified in Mexico
Scientific information faces many basic challenges in developing countries that affect its use and influence. Fisheries assessments are an important management tool to assist the decisions of managers and policy and ...
Making the switch: Assessing the potential for catch-and-release in Nova Scotia’s recreational shark derbies [graduate project].
Many shark populations are regionally and globally threatened by overfishing and bycatch, often aggravated by the practice of shark finning. While most conservation efforts have been aimed at enforcing sustainable quotas, ...
Opportunities for the Reduction of Skate Bycatch in Atlantic Canada Trawl Fisheries: A Case Study of two Innovative Trawl Gear Designs [graduate project]
Skates are fish under the Subclass of elasmobranchii, typically found in temperate or arctic waters. Catch of skates pose a number of issues for fishers as bycatch including increased handling effort, reduced value of ...
A review of the planned shipping activity for the Baffinland Mary River Project: assessing the hazards to marine mammals and migratory birds, and identifying gaps in proposed mitigation measures
Exploration for minerals, oil, and natural gas, as well as their exploitation and transportation, is heavily reliant on marine transportation. Global demand for these natural resources, as well as a rise in Arctic warming ...