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Risk vs. public reaction in marine oil spills: a case study analysis of six Atlantic Canadian marine vessel-sourced oil related incidents
Marine vessel-sourced oil related (MVSOR) incidents represent a potential threat to marine organisms and ecosystems in Atlantic Canada. The management of these incidents must involve management of the objective risks ...
An analysis of an evaluation of deep-water coral conservation and management initiatives in the Canadian Maritimes
Protected areas have been identified as the tool of choice for marine conservation, however, their implementation and use can only be deemed successful if regular evaluation of their management occurs. The purpose of this ...
Applications of Coral Bio-Optics to Coral Reef Management
The unabated decline of coral reefs has led to criticisms of both coral reef monitoring and management: monitoring data provides management with a limited capacity to detect current sources of stress acting on the reef, ...
Influential of Ignored? The Role of Fishermen in Management of the Nova Scotia Lobster Industry [graduate project].
The Atlantic Canadian lobster industry is the highest valued fishery in Canada, with Nova Scotia landings representing more than half of the total industry value. As catches have steadily risen over the past decade, the ...
Improving resources to assess climate change coastal vulnerability: a pre-assessment criteria of the socio-economic values of working waterfront infrastructures in Nova Scotia
The scientific community has stated that coastal zones will be among the zones that would suffer major negative consequences in terms of climate change effects. Nova Scotia, as a coastal province, is not absolved of such ...