Sustainable Fisheries: The Economic Benefits of Fisheries

Fisheries and fish stocks around the world are overfished, but in the past 15 years, a surprising narrative of recovery has emerged in the United States. Learn how strong U.S. mandates, reforms, and limits on fishing have rebuilt fish stocks and created economic benefits for fishing communities. Can nations consolidate these gains as new markets such as China demand ever more and less expensive seafood? Leading policymakers discuss specific tactics to sustainably manage the world’s supply of fish.

Festival: 2015

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