THE SIERRA CLUB OF CANADA, B.C. CHAPTER, AND THE CHALLENGE
OF SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES
 
Outline: The Sierra Club’s approach to sustainable fisheries.
 
 
1. Benchmarks for Sustainability.
 
2. Salmon, the Wild Salmon Policy, Mixed-Stock Fisheries, Selective Fisheries.
 
3. The big challenge in marine conservation: Biomass removals.
    The main source of biomass removals:   Groundfish. Progress and pitfalls.
 
4. Decision-making reform: Building a Bigger Tent.
 
5. Sustainable aquaculture.
 
6. Endangered species.
 
7. Building public confidence: Fisheries certification, consumer choices.
 
8. Quotas and the dreaded invisible hand of the market.
 
9. Challenges ahead.
 

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