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Law and science in conflict: The resurrection of maximum sustainable yield

Appleby, Thomas; Everard, Mark; Simpson, Stephen

Authors

Tom Appleby Thomas.Appleby@uwe.ac.uk
Associate Professor in Property

Mark Everard Mark.Everard@uwe.ac.uk
Associate Professor in Ecosystem Services

Stephen Simpson



Abstract

For the first time the law on maximum sustainable yield changes the burden of proof, it is now up to the government to demonstrate sustainable fisheries. The right to fish is no longer untrammelled.

Presentation Conference Type Speech
Start Date Jun 18, 2014
Publication Date Jun 20, 2014
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
APA6 Citation Appleby, T., Everard, M., & Simpson, S. (2014, June). Law and science in conflict: The resurrection of maximum sustainable yield. Presented at Marine and Coastal Policy Forum 2014
Keywords maximum sustainable yield, MSY, fish, UNCLOS, law, sea, conservation, marine
Publisher URL http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/dynamic.asp?page=events&eventID=8526&showEvent=1
Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : Marine and Coastal Policy Forum 2014
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