Search for dissertations about: "Overfishing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word Overfishing.

  1. 1. Fisheries management in an ecological context : examples from the Baltic Sea

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Olle Hjerne; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; fishery resources; fishery policies; overfishing; ecology; limanda; dabs; flounders; cod; baltic sea; Fiske; Östersjön;

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  2. 2. Exploring the resilience in coral reefs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Jerker Lokrantz; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Coral Reefs; Resilience; Functional Groups; Vulnerability; Overfishing; Ecosystem Indicators; Tanzania; Zanzibar; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Marin ekologi; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : Considering the unprecedented global decline of coral reefs concerns about their future existence are well-justified. Safeguarding ecological resilience (i.e. the capacity of ecosystems to absorb disturbance without changing their identity) has become a prime goal for management in order to combat further degradation of coral reefs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Human Abuses of Coral Reefs- Adaptive Responses and Regime Transitions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för systemekologi

    Author : Ingrid Nordemar; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Coral Reefs; Disturbance; Stress; Adaptive responses; Macroalgae; Ecosystem regimes; Resilience; Competition; Traits; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi;

    Abstract : During the last few decades, coral reefs have become a disappearing feature of tropical marine environments, and those reefs that do remain are severely threatened. It is understood that humans have greately altered the environment under which these ecosystems previously have thrived and evoloved. READ MORE

  4. 4. Man, murres and modern fisheries : A case study in the Baltic Sea

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Martina Kadin; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Seabirds; ecosystem dynamics; fisheries; indicators; ecosystem services; Baltic Sea; common murre; common guillemot; Uria aalge; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Overfishing and climate change put increasing pressure on marine systems, with effects on commercially targeted fish and top predators dependent on these resources. To achieve sustainable resource use, governance mechanisms need to incorporate knowledge about ecosystem dynamics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Efficiency, Risk and Regulation Compliance: Applications to Lake Victoria fisheries

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Razack B. Lokina; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Incentives; Lake Victoria; remuneration; skipper skill; stochastic frontier; technical efficiency; Risk aversion; artisanal fishers; Tanzania; Nile perch; Dagaa; compliance; legitimacy; normative; deterrence.;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with artisanal fishers in Lake Victoria fisheries. The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and three self-contained papers, which make up the rest of the thesis chapters. READ MORE