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    Apo Island Case Study

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    coastal resources management, DENR established the Coastal Environment Program in 1993. The program was mandated to coordinate and spearheads the department’s projects on the management of the coastal environment, the broadening of its mandate added fisheries, marine and aquatic resource concerns within the mandate of DENR (Salamanca & Luna, n.d.). The Coastal Environment Program (CEP) of DENR aims to uplift the socioeconomic condition of the country's coastal populations through the…

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    Hi i'm hear to tell you why i chose this topic. I love animal life and so do lots of people and they don't even know it. If you love dogs cats birds or even fish than guess what,you love animals because that's what those are. But get this, every time we hunt or kill an animal we are putting them at risk of going extinct ( Animals won't ever live on this world again.) Hammerhead sharks are most endanger of being by catch or over consumption of their meat, fins and cartilage and also commercial…

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    Sharks: Finning and Management As the human population continues to increase, the demand for food also increases. An estimated 15 percent of consumed animal protein come from marine fish, and an overall 90 percent of the predatory fish, at the top of the food chain, are declining (Human, n.d). Hammerhead sharks, particularly scalloped hammerheads are the most threatened because of their fins and meat. The methods used for capturing this rare species are wasteful and cruel, and their decline is…

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    problem of a disputed territory that has still not been solved. The disputed territory which is often called the “gray zone” includes two islands - Machias Seal Island and North Rock (Collins & Rogoff, 1986). The continental shelf and exclusive fisheries zones have remained undivided. There are still up to today overlapping claims of jurisdiction by the United States and Canada related to the 1984 Gulf of Maine boundary decision. The disputed zone is a rich…

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    Target 14.1 Summary

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    A greater level of specificity is required if the desired impacts of targets 14.1 and 14.2 are to become a reality. Target 14.1 states: “By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution”. This target is difficult to measure because without a quantitative objective, the target is left open for interpretation. Targets 14.3 through to 14.7 are measurable targets. 14.3 attempts to…

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    Cook Island Research Paper

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    The Cook Islands is a Polynesian country comprising 15 small islands with a total land area of 240 km2 (Table 1), located in the South Pacific Ocean, but its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) covers an ocean area of 1.8 million km2. The country of the Cook Islands consists of two main groups, one in the north and one in the south. The southern group is nine elevated islands mainly of volcanic origin although some are virtually atolls. The majority of the population lives in the southern group (Fig.…

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    Ocean Overfishing

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    underwater wildlife ecosystem decreases, we keep moving backwards with fisheries overfishing and diminishing the underwater wildlife. Overfishing occurs when there is a popular fishing area constantly being fished out to the point where the reproduction cycle can't keep up. Recent studies have shown that overfishing has exploited 52% of fish stock (subpopulations of a particular species of fish). More than 85% percent of the world’s fisheries have been pushed to or beyond their limits and are in…

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    the First Nations. Afterward, once the Europeans had arrived there was an economic shift in the region as the new industry of fishing arrived with Fisheries and alongside it the transcontinental fur trade which would dominate the economy. Accordingly, by the late 17th century there would be a preference towards finance, commerce and timber as Fisheries and fur trading grew to a steady decline. Altogether, by confederation Urbanization and industrialization would grow…

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    adopted a goal to restore 1,356.75 miles of fish passage by 2003. By 2003, they had restored 1,436.5 miles of fish passage, surpassing their 1993 goal(@chesbayprogram). By working with locals they were able to produce a plan to help rebuild important fisheries. Only 15% of the female blue crab population was harvested in 2015 which was below their target percentage of 25.5% (@chesbayprogram). Likewise, 194 million adult male crabs were counted at the beginning of the 2016 crabbing season which…

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    Starting with the Viking trade of cod and then continuing with fisheries in Europe, Lofoten, Italy, Spain, India, and eventually the United States. Fisheries produce about 88 million tons of fish per year. In the United States, commercial and recreational fisheries employ nearly 2 million workers. This is a big industry for the coast of the U.S. as well as other coastal countries whose economy relies heavily on…

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