St Ives Fishermen at Easter

Richard Robinson takes us out to St Ives bay for Easter

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. Sustainability in fisheries combines theoretical disciplines, such as the population dynamics of fisheries, with practical strategies, such as avoiding overfishing through techniques such as individual fishing quotas, curtailing destructive and illegal fishing practices by lobbying for appropriate law and policy, setting up protected areas, restoring collapsed fisheries, incorporating all externalities involved in harvesting marine ecosystems into

St Ives Fishermen at Easter

St Ives Fishermen at Easter

fishery economics, educating stakeholders and the wider public, and developing independent certification

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