Progress Towards Sustainability
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Fisheries Management by Tim R. McClanahan
Book DescriptionThe world's stocks of wild fish continue to decline, making the task of finding innovative, sustainable and socially acceptable methods of fisheries management more important than ever. Several new approaches from around the world have proved to be successful in stemming the decline whilst increasing fish catches, and under the editorship of McClanahan and Castilla this international team of authors have looked to these examples to provide the reader with carefully chosen case studies offering practical suggestions and solutions for problem fisheries elsewhere. Coverage includes: * Community based fisheries * Collaborative and co-operative fisheries management * Coastal fisheries management * The future for sustainable fisheries management Written by many of the world's most experienced practitioners Fisheries Management: Progress toward sustainability is an important purchase for all fisheries scientists, managers and conservationists. All libraries in universities and research establishments where this area is studied and taught will find this book a valuable addition to their shelves.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405139328
(254mm x 182mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tim R. McClanahan
Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, Hardback (April 2008)
Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs summarizes recent developments in the ecology of kelp forests and coral reefs in order to develop an understanding of the general principles of their ecological organization and how they might be managed from an ecosystem perspective.
Coral Reefs of the Indian Ocean, Hardback (October 2000)
Accessible and complex, coral reefs are ideal natural laboratories for studying a wide range of ecological and biological questions. This collection focuses on the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea, which contain some of the most spectacular reefs found anywhere and which are relatively little studied.
East African Ecosystems and Their Conservation, Hardback (July 1996)» View all books by Tim R. McClanahan
An analyisis of ecosystems in East Africa. Each chapter uses case studies to analyze a given ecosystem type, taking the reader through the basics of its ecology, its historical use (and misuse) by humans, and its prospects for conservation. Linkages and similarities among ecosystems are emphasized.
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Author Biography - Tim R. McClanahan
Dr Tim McClanahan is a conservation zoologist based at the Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, NY Dr Juan Carlos Castilla is Professor of Marine Ecology, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
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