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Co-management Holds Promise of Sustainable Fisheries Worldwide


January 5, 2011

photo of fishing boats lining the beach Encouraging new evidence suggests that the bulk of the world's fisheries--including small-scale, often non-industrialized fisheries on which millions of people depend for food--could be sustained using community-based co-management. Full Story

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