Along with Nigel Hussey at the University of Windsor, and in association with the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB), I am recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct revisions of a fisheries allocation policy for turbot and shrimp fisheries in Nunavut, and to develop a framework for future allocation decision making in Nunavut. Please see attached posting. NWMB_PostdocFINAL
This poster was presented at the Fishermen and Scientists Research Society Meeting on February 23, 2017 by Masters students Christina Callegari and Becca Aucoin. You can read more about Christina’s work on traceability here christina-1-pager-1 and Becca’s work on community supported fisheries here becca-1-pager-1.
In July, Megan gave the first ‘food security theme’ lecture of the 2016 SHAD Dalhousie course to a group of 50+ top high school students from around the country. Read more about SHAD Dalhousie 2016 and food security in Canada here.
The world’s first Fair Trade USA fishery – Molluca yellowfin tuna – provides a clear example of how market certifications transform value chain relationships. But for better or for worse? A hard question to answer generally, but for this first example, things seem to be going well. Black and white icons below from thenounproject.com.
Atuna talks to Megan Bailey about Fair Trade versus MSC tuna. Read the report online here(password required) or download the Fair Trade vs MSC- A Fair Comparison?.pdf.
We are currently looking for one interdisciplinary PhD student to join the Canadian Healthy Oceans Network (CHONe2) and Dalhousie’s Marine Affairs Program. Join an incredible cross-Canada team working to influence effective marine conservation! More info on our research page.
Inspired by our Canada at a crossroad paper, Ivan Semeniuk at the Globe and Mail investigates the Canadian landscape with regards to marine protected areas. The importance of linking social, economic and ecological systems is raised by Megan Bailey.