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Lucia Fanning (Draft Profile)
Improving eel fishery management through the incorporation of indigenous knowledge into policy level decision making – A case study in Eskasoni, Cape Breton.
As the world continues to transform due to factors such as to climate change, and the expansion of our towns and cities there will continue to be negative consequences for the ecosystems that support our natural resources, ...
The use of ecosystem service valuation in environmental sensitivity analysis for ship-source oil spill preparedness and response planning in Chedabucto Bay, Nova Scotia
A recent decision was made by the Government of Canada to bring its national ship-source oil spill preparedness and response regime up to world-class standards. This signaled the movement away from an approach that uses ...
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 ...
Assessment of Grand Cayman’s George Town Landfill and Application of Integrated Coastal Management for Improved Environmental Sustainability [graduate project].
Grand Cayman’s George Town Landfill [GTLF] is located approximately 1km from the coast, is surrounded by tidal canals, and is unlined, uncovered, and unenginered. The close proximity of GTLF to the coast and tidal canals, ...
An Assessment of the Socio-economic and Marine Environmental Impacts Associated with the St. Kitts and Nevis Geothermal Energy Project [Graduate Project].
Caribbean islands, St. Kitts and Nevis inclusive, are suffering from high fuel cost to produce electricity. The cost of electricity has been stifling economic development and standard of living. Fortunately St. Kitts and ...
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 ...