WG5 and North America workshop summary

Group Photo Future FisheriesresizedTBTI sponsored a workshop titled “Fishing Futures: Articulating Alternatives in North American Small-Scale Fisheries” on June 12-15, 2013 at the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. A number of issues were discussed, including: trends in fisheries governance; tensions and commonalities between subsistence, commercial and recreational fisheries; aquaculture; ocean user conflicts and coastal planning; alternative economies; aboriginal rights; environmental movements; and the social impacts of climate change. The workshop was attended by 40 participants and incorporated meetings by Working Group (WG) 5 and the North American Region. To read more about  this event click on Fishing Futures June 2013 Workshop Summary