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Reflections on the failure of traditional fisheries management
A traditional fisheries management or fish stock assessment takes a Lamarckian-like instructive view of fisheries science. Its invalid inductive arguments have no problem solving capacity and are responsible for the collapse ...
Demise of the garden of Acadia
(DVL Publishing Inc., Liverpool, Nova Scotia, 1981-07)
In the late 1970s, plans were being developed for construction of a tidal power barrage at the mouth of the Annapolis River. Much of the land by the river in that area was dyked and was used by farmers for grazing and ...
Proceedings of the Bioregional Farmer/Scientist Workshop in Organic Agriculture (Maine & Maritime Provinces), 1988•
(Organic Crop Improvement Association of New Brunswick & Dalhousie University, 1991-06-15)
Proceedings of a workshop
Karl Popper’s organon and the world’s fisheries: fish stock assessment as a pseudoscience, an inductivism that can bear no fruit
Recent long term historical studies of commercial fisheries have pointed to a well established pattern of overfishing. Under the principle of transference – what is true in logic is true in psychology and scientific method ...
A note on the Aristotelian origin of Popper's demarcation criterion together with its application to Atlantic Canada's fisheries
It has not always been realised that Karl Popper's demarcation criterion, the criterion he uses to distinguish an empirical science from its 'metaphysical' complement involves an interpretation of the classical theory of ...
Seven case studies in sustainable agriculture
(Science Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1991-05-24)
Seven case studies of SA (sustainable agriculture) in Canada were conducted in the late fall/early winter of 1990/91. The primary objective was to provide examples of innovative SA practices that have been implemented by ...
Reducing risks from E. coli 0157 on the organic farm
(Canadian Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan., 2001)
E.coli 0157 is a bacterial pathogen of the human intestinal tract which is carried in certain species of livestock and wildlife without ill effect. Such organisms are termed zoonotics. Various types of Campylobacter and ...
Systems for sustainable agriculture: approaches, tradeoffs and needs
(Canadian Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2001)
All systems of agriculture practiced today can be seen as having a potential for improvement and contributing toward a more sustainable agriculture. The major differences in approach and in the types of services needed to ...
Marine Resources of Kouchibouguac National Park: Extended Summary
(Applied Ocean Systems Ltd., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 1976-04-15)
Kouchibouguac National Park is located on the east coast of New Brunswick, Canada It includes 25 kilometers of barrier islands/sand dunes which shelter three lagoons and face the Gulf of St. Lawrence on their seaward side. ...
Some notes on the Aristotelian origin of the distinction between a falsificationist's and verificationist's view of science: together with corrections to my earlier account
It has not always been realised that Karl Popper's analytic distinction between the logically stronger falsificationist's view of science and the logically weaker verificationist's and inductivist's view of science is a ...