Seas of Change: Ten Recommendations for Sustainable Fisheries on the B.C. Coast
David Suzuki Foundation
Authored by: Suzanne Tank
Oceans and fresh water, Biodiversity fisheries and aquaculture, salmon, protecting coastal waters, British Columbia, industry, policy and regulation, shellfish, water systems, conservation
Seas of Change outlines the top ten changes necessary for sustainable fisheries and ecosystems on the British Columbia coast. Among other things, the report outlines the need for precautionary management, ecosystem-based management and full participation of communities surrounding fisheries in management decisions. This report provides examples of best practices from around the globe, and a critical analysis of current practices to assess whether legislation, implementation practices or both need to change to ensure sustainable management of Canada’s oceans.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — Seas of Change: Ten Recommendations for Sustainable Fisheries on the B.C. Coast
This is the executive summary of Seas of Change, a report that outlines the top 10 changes necessary for sustainable fisheries and ecosystems on the British Columbia coast.