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Blowing it out of the water: How breaking down illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing can contribute to its effective management in Indonesia using an area based approach. [graduate project].
Fisheries are declining on a global scale. While some of this decline has been attributed to mismanagement of fisheries leading to overcapacity and overfishing, illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing should ...
MAP Matters - Summer 2016
This issue of the Marine Affairs Program Newsletter highlights the accomplishments of the MMM Class of 2015. It also features two new faculty members of MAP - Ramón Filgueira and Megan Bailey.
Evidence-informed conservation policies: Mitigating vessel noise within gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) foraging habitat in British Columbia, Canada [graduate project].
Anthropogenic noise is increasing within our oceans from growing human use. This rise in the ambient soundscape of the marine environment is increasing pressure on the life processes and health of marine animals. Cetaceans ...
Coastal Vulnerability for Ship-Source Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Planning in Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia [graduate project].
Ship-source oil spills are amongst the major sources of oil affecting coastal areas. An end-to-end marine oil spill analysis may provide a model to better allocate response resources or prepare contingency plans for highly ...
Enhancing Small-Scale Fishing Communities Through the Advancement of Women’s Participation in the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework [graduate project].
Globally, fisheries are in a precarious position. Climate change, over-fishing and pollution threaten marine eco-systems and the communities that rely on them. As so often is the case, these pressures are experienced ...
MAP Matters - December 2011
This issue of the Marine Affairs Program Newsletter provides an update of the students who participated in the International Youth Internship Program.
Spatial Protection for Porbeagle Sharks, Lamna nasus, in the Northwest Atlantic: The Road to Recovery? [graduate project].
Sharks have dominated the seas as apex predators for more than 400 million years, but today they are being fished by humans at an unprecedented rate. Many of the biological characteristics of sharks make them particularly ...
MAP Matters - August 2011
This issue of the Marine Affairs Program Newsletter introduces the Policy Development and International Research for Actions on Coastal Communities, Youth and Seafarers (PIRACY) project, announces the Making Waves Graduate ...
MAP Matters - Winter 2017
This issue of the Marine Affairs Program Newsletter covers the 2016 Sustainable Oceans Conference (Into the Blue: The Body Connecting Us All). The issue also acknowledges the recipients of the 2016-2017 Sobey Fund for ...
Assessing the potential of ecolabels to improve social acceptance within Nova Scotia’s finfish aquaculture industry: A stakeholder approach [graduate project].
While aquaculture has grown exponentially in recent years and has been promoted for its economic benefits and potential to contribute to improved food security, conflicts over public health, land use, and environmental ...