New Study Finds Fishermen’s Expertise is Rarely Considered by Scientists

paul vitale 2012The study, published this week as Editor’s Choice by the ICES Journal of Marine Science shows that if scientists from Canada to Kiribati had worked more closely with fishermen over the last 100 years they could well have prevented infamous events like crashes in regional cod populations, as well as some of the rapid degradation we are currently seeing in tropical coral reef environments. Read more here 11:45   ICES article here