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Sustainable Management in the Southern Ocean: CCAMLR Science


Miller, D, Sustainable Management in the Southern Ocean: CCAMLR Science, Science Diplomacy: Antarctica, Science, and the Governance of International Spaces, 30 Nov - 3 Dec 2009, Smithsonian Institute Washington, pp. 103-121. ISBN 9781935623069 (2011) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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The Antarctic Treaty System promotes science as the basis for conserving and managing Antarctic resources. The 1980 Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CAMLR Convention) further advocates science, as well as a precautionary approach and ecosystem perspective to manage harvesting of Antarctic marine living resources. This review presents case studies to illustrate the CAMLR Commission’s (CCAMLR) use of science, precaution, and an ecosystem approach to managing Antarctic fisheries. The case studies illustrate CCAMLR’s use of small-scale management units, bycatch measures, spatial management measures, and ecosystem-directed initiatives. These various studies highlight the value of science to CCAMLR’s management efforts and the utility of CCAMLR as a model of large-scale marine ecosystem management.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Environmental management
Research Field:Environmental management
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Climate change models
UTAS Author:Miller, D (Dr Denzil Miller)
ID Code:77817
Year Published:2011
Web of Science® Times Cited:11
Deposited By:IMAS Research and Education Centre
Deposited On:2012-05-30
Last Modified:2014-09-02

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