US Congress passes legislation opposing catch share fisheries one of the most promising management schemes for protecting fisheries and marine habitat
Hoping to defuse a three-decade feud over whale hunting, three academics are making an audacious proposal: The world should put a price on killing whales and allow conservationists and whalers alike to bid on the right to take them.
Can market forces balance efficiency-equity tradeoffs in marine fisheries?
The adoption of catch share fisheries system was adopted in a poor nation with a in Namibia's, an underdeveloped country in need of nutrition and commerce, shows that market-based reform is not a Western notion that conflicts with traditional values.
Despite oil spills, hurricanes and a long history of misguided federal rules, Texas’ commercial fishermen are doing better than ever thanks to new management based on free-market principles and local control.
As overfishing depletes marine resources and reduces incomes for fishermen, a new approach giving fishermen a share in their fishery is soving by an environmental and economic problem. Catch-share management with a strong local leader in charge is winning converts around the world.
Examining the lionfish "takeover" in waters of the Southeastern U.S. and Caribbean, and what markets are doing to solve it.
This research empirically investigates cooperative behavior in a natural resource extraction industry in which the provision of a public good (bycatch avoidance) in the Alaskan flatfish fishery is essential to the duration of the fishing season, and an information provision mechanism exists to...