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.
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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.
Read about local seafood sourcing in this Chronicle Herald op-ed
Canada at a crossroad: New publication examines the imperative for realigning ocean science and ocean policy
Governing tuna is a double principal-agent problem: countries need to cooperate with RFMOs and fishers need to cooperate with national governments.
What makes fishermen keep fishing? An examination into the social factors that influence fisher behaviour in the Philippines.
Canada at a crossroad paper cited in the Chronicle Herald