Workshop Fishing forever?. Arjan de Vries, Lise Alix and Wendy Vercruijsse. Workshop set-up. Play the pre-fisheries game 20 min. Theory on ocean’s management 20 min. Questions 5 min. Play the main fisheries game 40 min.
Arjan de Vries, Lise Alix and Wendy Vercruijsse
Source: FAO. (2011) Review of the state of the world marine fishery resources
Bottom destruction by trawling
North Sea Wadden Sea
EU Common fisheries
Effort control Marine reserve with selective fishing
Total allowable catch activities
Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperative and Dutch
Earth Summit in June, 2012.
At this moment proposals are made:
10% of ocean as marine reserve, banning subsidies, phazing out trawling, improving enforcement on high seas and ports (illigal fishing) and improved coordination on flags of convenience ships.
1. Sustainable fish stocks
2. Minimizing environmental impact
3. Effective management
Nobu’s Pathagonian Toothfish
Book used: Charles Clover,(2005) The End of the line. Ebury Pres, London.
Sustainable workshops: www.upgreenup.nl
Permaculture projects Arjan: www.resilientculture.com
Based on taking the amount of stock that maximizes profits on the assumption that reduced stocks enhance biological capacity and thus
increase fish population
But....these assumptions are highly vulnareble to miscalculations, environmental disasters, fish diseases etc.
Illegally fished in Europe:
60% of Hake
50% of cod in Brittain