Marine conservation
Marine conservation, also known as marine resources conservation, is the protection and preservation of ecosystems in oceans and seas. Marine conservation focuses on limiting human-caused damage to ma...
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Sustainable fisheries
A conventional idea of a sustainable fishery is that it is one that is harvested at a sustainable rate, where the fish population does not decline over time because of fishing practices. Sustainabilit...
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Fisheries ministries
An agriculture ministry (also called an agriculture department, agriculture board, agriculture council, or agriculture agency) is a ministry charged with agriculture. The ministry is often headed by a...
Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics
The Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics (CWP) provides a mechanism to coordinate fishery statistical programmes of regional fishery bodies and other inter-governmental organizations with ...
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Overfishing
Overfishing is a form of overexploitation where fish stocks are reduced to below acceptable levels. Overfishing can occur in water bodies of any size, such as ponds, rivers, lakes or oceans, and can r...
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Enrique Beltrán
Enrique Beltrán Castillo (1903 – 1994) was one of Mexico's first conservationists. A student of Alfonso Herrera at the UNAM in the 1920s, Beltrán was appointed by Herrera "to head two marine com...
Bycatch reduction device
In the fishery business, a bycatch reduction device is a tool designed to minimize unintended capture (or bycatch) of marine animals, thus reducing the adverse effects of fishing on the ecosystem.
Sustainable seafood
Sustainable seafood is seafood that is either caught or farmed in ways that consider the long-term vitality of harvested species and the well-being of the oceans. It was first promoted through the sus...
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Marine protected area
Marine protected areas (MPA) are protected areas of seas, oceans or large lakes. MPAs restrict human activity for a conservation purpose, typically to protect natural or cultural resources.Marine reso...
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Unsustainable fishing methods
Unsustainable fishing methods are ways of catching wild fish that are not considered sustainable in the long term. This could be because they threaten the fish stock itself by overfishing, or because ...
Anti-whaling
Anti-whaling refers to actions taken by those who seek to end whaling in various forms, whether locally or globally in the pursuit of marine conservation. Such activism is often a response to specific...
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Defying Ocean's End
Defying Ocean's End (DOE) is a global agenda for action in marine conservation compiled in a 2004 Island Press book. It is also the title of a 2003 Los Cabos (Mexico) conference, where the agenda was...
FAO Major Fishing Areas
The FAO Major Fishing Areas are areas in the world in what the Food and Agriculture Organization has divided the fishery. This definition is required for the statistical data-gathering, the management...
Fish diseases and parasites
Like humans and other animals, fish suffer from diseases and parasites. Fish defences against disease are specific and non-specific. Non-specific defences include skin and scales, as well as the mucus...
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Polish EEZ
The Polish Exclusive Economic Zone (Polish EEZ) has the area of 30,533 km. within the Baltic Sea.It includes the following bathymetric basins: Bornholm Basin (part, max. depth 95 m within Polish ...
Ecological and Fisheries Protection Zone
The Ecological and Fisheries Protection Zone (Croatian: Zaštićeni ekološko-ribolovni pojas, ZERP) is a protected fishing area over Croatia's Exclusive Economic Zone.ZERP was initiated by the Croat...
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Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man's Impact On European Seas
Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man's Impact On European Seas, or HERMIONE, is an international multidisciplinary project, started in April 2009, that studies deep-sea ecosystems. HERMIONE scientists ...
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Seafood Watch
Seafood Watch is one of the best known sustainable seafood advisory lists, and has influenced similar programs around the world. It is a program designed to raise consumer awareness about the importan...
United Nations-Oceans
The United Nations-Oceans (UN-Oceans or UN-O) is an inter-agency coordination mechanism of the United Nations, set up to enhance cooperation and coordination of activities concerned with the world oce...
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Friend of the Sea
Friend of the Sea is a project for the certification and promotion of seafood from sustainable fisheries and sustainable aquaculture. It is the only certification scheme which, with the same logo, cer...
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Save the Arctic
Save the Arctic is a Greenpeace campaign to protect the Arctic, principally by preventing oil drilling and industrial fishing in the area completely, surrounded by an Arctic-Environmental economics-Zo...
Howland and Baker islands
Howland and Baker islands are two nearby uninhabited U.S. atolls in the Equatorial Pacific that are wildlife refuges, the larger of which is Howland Island:In addition to the article title, there are ...