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A new beginning…


Posted By on Nov 28, 2014

By Viviane Koutob Ten years ago, Senegal was taking a big decision concerning the conservation of fisheries biodiversity and the protection of their habitats. In 2004, at the World Parks Congress, the decision of creating 5 MPAs (Marine Protected Areas) was a persistent idea throughout the congress recommendations. After 10 years, an examination and evaluation of the created MPAs are worth their while, in the knowledge that Senegal is...

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By Charlie Crittenden Upon the completion of my first year at UBC Law, I searched for a summer opportunity to put some of my newfound knowledge into practice. I had taken in my fill of coursework and now I wanted to see what it was like (at least to some extent) to be lawyer. I had the privilege of receiving a research position with the Fisheries Law Centre and Ecotrust Canada. The general subject of my research was looking into...

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Julie Girling is the Conservative MEP for South West England and Gibraltar. She currently serves as the European Conservatives and Reformists Group Coordinator for the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, and also sits on the Committees on Agriculture and Women’s Rights. In the last parliamentary mandate she also sat on the Committee on Fisheries, and worked on key elements of fisheries and agriculture...

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Knowing What We Eat!


Posted By on Jul 23, 2014

By Ramya Honnegowda In recent years the popularity of seafood has grown among consumers due to its health benefits. Nevertheless, due to overfishing and environmental diminution the dependency on farmed raised fishes has amplified. However, when consuming farm-raised fish, consumers may not be conscious that with every bite they are getting a dose of antibiotics, hormones, pesticides and/or other chemicals which known to cause cancer...

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By Viviane Koutob From February 2012 to June 2013 I’ve conducted researches on IUU fishing in Senegal. The research aimed to give estimation to the IUU fishing catches, the species composition, the value and their impacts on national fisheries. First of all, fisheries represent a lot for Senegal. 600 000 persons of the active population are working in the sector, fish consumption is about 72% of animal protein, and 450,000 t/year of...

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