Sustaining Large Marine Ecosystems: The Human Dimension
- Timothy Hennessey, Marine Affairs and Political Science, Tucker House, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA
- Jon G. Sutinen, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA
The shift away from the management of individual resources to the broader perspective of ecosystems is no longer confined to academia and think tanks where it first began; the ecosystem paradigm also is beginning to take root in government policy and programs.This volume provides innovative and timely approaches for improving and sustaining socioeconomic benefits from LMEs. The authors describe methodologies and actions for moving forward in halting the downward resource sustainability spiral and advancing toward the recovery of depleted fish stocks, restoration of degraded habitats, and reduction and control of pollution within the framework of an ecosystem-based approach for the governance of LMEs.
Marine biologists, Ecologists, Social Scientists, Students