Fishermen engagement in Mediterranean marine protected areas
Posted on 07 November 2014
Engaging Fishermen in Mediterranean marine protected areas
This brand new publication shows how coastal MPAs establishment and involvement of artisanal fishermen have bridged fishing and conservation interests in the Mediterranean. In several MPAs conservation efforts have resulted in stabilized or even increased fisheries yields, as confirmed by long-term scientific data. This approach now needs to be applied in a larger proportion of the hundreds of Mediterranean MPAs as one of the solutions to move towards sustainable fisheries.
Fishermen engagement in Mediterranean marine