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New name, new game? – Menakhem Ben-Yami looks at the recent shift in fisheries management science.

The inadequacy of the prevailing fisheries management science has been long recognised by knowledgeable fishermen, and by many scientists independent of their governments’ authority. Not that establishment’s scientists have been unaware of this deficiency – one can read it between the lines of official reports. But, improving the existing science-management system requires a major strategic shift, a difficult undertaking for a large, well-financed and firmly established decades-old system. Read more here  18:43