By Bruce Phillips, Trevor Ward, Chet Chaffee
If the marine fishing is to outlive into the longer term, cutting edge methods are worthy. Recognising that marketplace incentives have the aptitude to enhance fisheries administration, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has been verified to harness those incentives. The paintings of the MSC interprets via from sustainable fishery administration certification, to labelling of fish and sea foodstuff items, permitting shoppers to take advantage of their selection and purchasing energy to choose eco-labelled items from MSC qualified fisheries.
This fascinating new publication covers all points of the recent eco-labelling initiative built lower than the sponsorship of the MSC. Contents comprise information of the MSC and its certification framework and implementation, dispute answer, chain-of-custody evaluate and neighborhood fisheries certification. additionally integrated are very important case reviews of the MSC qualified fisheries of Australia’s western rock lobster, Alaska salmon, Thames herring and New Zealand hoki.
Eco-Labelling in Fisheries is an important buy for all these desirous about marine fisheries administration during the international. execs and scholars in fisheries technology, marine biology, ecology, conservation and environmental biology will locate this ebook to be super beneficial. Libraries in all universities and study institutions the place those topics are studied and taught must have a number of copies of this e-book on their shelves.Content:
Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–3): Bruce Phillips, Chet Chaffee, Trevor Ward and Mike Sutton
Chapter 2 Seafood evaluate, Certification and client info (pages 4–13): Chet Chaffee, Duncan Leadbitter and Edwin Aalders
Chapter three The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) (pages 14–33): Brendan may perhaps, Duncan Leadbitter, Mike Sutton and Michael Weber
Chapter four creation to the MSC Certification (pages 34–62): Chet Chaffee, Louis Botsford, Trevor Ward and Bruce Phillips
Chapter five imposing the MSC Programme approach (pages 63–79): Chet Chaffee, Bruce Phillips and Trevor Ward
Chapter 6 Dispute solution and the MSC (pages 80–85): Duncan Leadbitter and Trevor Ward
Chapter 7 MSC Chain?of?Custody?Certification (pages 86–93): Peter Scott
Chapter eight Case examine 1: The Western Rock Lobster (pages 94–119): Bruce Phillips, Trevor Ward, Chet Chaffee, Peter Rogers, Ross Gould, Brett McCallum, Katherine brief and David Sutton
Chapter nine Case research 2: The Alaska Salmon (pages 120–135): Chet Chaffee and Robert Bosworth
Chapter 10 Case learn three: The Thames Herring Drift?Net Fishery (pages 136–144): Paul Medley and Paul Nichols
Chapter eleven Case research four: the hot Zealand Hoki (pages 145–161): Edwin Aalders, Jo Akroyd, Trevor Ward and Katherine Short
Chapter 12 Community?based Certification: A path to Sustainable Fisheries (pages 162–175): Julia Novy?Hildesley and Katherine Short
Chapter thirteen Is Eco?labelling operating? (pages 176–185): Volker Kuntzsch and Katherine Short
Chapter 14 Conclusions (pages 186–191): Trevor Ward, Bruce Phillips and Chet Chaffee
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The approach should be more sophisticated than simply allowing a safety factor; rather it should actively seek to minimise the potential deleterious effects of not knowing critical aspects of the population dynamics of a species. Most of the available instruments for reducing the sensitivity of fishery management to uncertainty can be found in the FAO precautionary approach to fishery management (FAO, 1996). Probably the most important tactic in the context of sustainability is the addition of a limit reference point, in addition to the usual target reference point (Caddy & Mahon, 1995).
Keeping this bubble together, united in purpose and afloat is a constant challenge, and success has been mixed. 2 33 The role of good governance One method of alleviating some of this pressure lies in a robust governance structure which is open and transparent, but not to the extent that decision-making processes are paralysed. The MSC reviewed its entire system in 2001 and commissioned an independent panel to revise the existing structure with these aims in mind. The previous structure had become excessively bureaucratic and complex, with so many rules, committees and requirements that some of the bodies attached to the MSC had never met in person or even been appointed.
Our stakeholder tent must accommodate fishermen, fishery managers, governments, retailers, processors, restaurateurs, conservationists, the scientific community, certifiers and ultimately, the public. The MSC eco-label must be sought by consumers, valued by industry, endorsed by conservationists, respected by governments and practical for certifiers. In a field where there remains little global consensus on how to bring about a real sea change in fishery management, one tiny concession to one group at the expense of another can have damaging political consequences for the programme and its credibility.