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Advocacy science and fisheries decision-making

Jake C. Rice.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

November 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 4898 words.

Rice, J. C. 2011. Advocacy science and fisheries decision-making. – ICES Journal of Marine Science, 68: 2007–2012.

Science advice is supposed to meet idealistic standards for...

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Priority Actions to Improve Provenance Decision-Making

Martin F Breed, Peter A Harrison, Armin Bischoff, Paula Durruty, Nick J C Gellie, Emily K Gonzales, Kayri Havens, Marion Karmann, Francis F Kilkenny, Siegfried L Krauss, Andrew J Lowe, Pedro Marques, Paul G Nevill, Pati L Vitt and Anna Bucharova.

in BioScience

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 5012 words.

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Selecting the geographic origin—the provenance—of seed is a key decision in restoration. The last decade has seen a vigorous debate on whether to use...

A framework for risk analysis in fisheries decision-making

D. E. Lane and R. L. Stephenson.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

Failures in fisheries management have been linked to our inability to embrace the inherent uncertainty of fisheries systems. Fisheries decisions should be made on the basis of integrated...

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Leaps of Faith: How Implicit Assumptions Compromise the Utility of Ecosystem Models for Decision-making

Edward J. Gregr and Kai M.A. Chan.

in BioScience

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 8006 words.

Ecological forecasts are increasingly seen as central to integrated management. However, to use such predictions, decision-makers require some understanding of how likely the forecasts...

Fishing behavior of factory trawlers: a hierarchical model of information processing and decision-making

Martin W. Dorn.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

This study presents a model of an individual factory trawler conducting fishing operations off the west coast of North America in the Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) fishery. The model...

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How experimental biology and ecology can support evidence-based decision-making in conservation: avoiding pitfalls and enabling application

Steven J. Cooke, Kim Birnie-Gauvin, Robert J. Lennox, Jessica J. Taylor, Trina Rytwinski, Jodie L. Rummer, Craig E. Franklin, Joseph R. Bennett and Neal R. Haddaway.

in Conservation Physiology

P ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Ecology and Conservation. 9662 words.

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Policy development and management decisions should be based upon the best available evidence. In recent years, approaches to evidence synthesis,...

Influences of discourse on decision-making in EU fisheries management: the case of North Sea cod (Gadus morhua)

Alyne E. Delaney, H. Anne McLay and Wim L. T. van Densen.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

May 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 5964 words.

Delaney, A. E., McLay, H. A., and van Densen, W. L. T. 2007. Influences of discourse on decision-making in EU fisheries management: the case of North Sea cod (Gadus morhua). –...

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Adaptive Governance, Integrating Science, Policy and Decision Making

Hugh Miller.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 1387 words.

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Effects of ambient oxygen and size-selective mortality on growth and maturation in guppies

Beatriz Diaz Pauli, Jeppe Kolding, Geetha Jeyakanth and Mikko Heino.

in Conservation Physiology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Ecology and Conservation. 8093 words.

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Growth, onset of maturity and investment in reproduction are key traits for understanding variation in life-history strategies. Many environmental...

What is conservation physiology? Perspectives on an increasingly integrated and essential science

Steven J. Cooke, Lawren Sack, Craig E. Franklin, Anthony P. Farrell, John Beardall, Martin Wikelski and Steven L. Chown.

in Conservation Physiology

January 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Ecology and Conservation. 14813 words.

Globally, ecosystems and their constituent flora and fauna face the localized and broad-scale influence of human activities. Conservation practitioners and environmental managers struggle...

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When, Where, and How Nature Matters for Ecosystem Services: Challenges for the Next Generation of Ecosystem Service Models

Jesse T. Rieb, Rebecca Chaplin-Kramer, Gretchen C. Daily, Paul R. Armsworth, Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Aletta Bonn, Graeme S. Cumming, Felix Eigenbrod, Volker Grimm, Bethanna M. Jackson, Alexandra Marques, Subhrendu K. Pattanayak, Henrique M. Pereira, Garry D. Peterson, Taylor H. Ricketts, Brian E. Robinson, Matthias Schröter, Lisa A. Schulte, Ralf Seppelt, Monica G. Turner and Elena M. Bennett.

in BioScience

September 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 10202 words.

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Many decision-makers are looking to science to clarify how nature supports human well-being. Scientists’ responses have typically focused on empirical...

Incorporating Social and Ecological Adaptive Capacity into Vulnerability Assessments and Management Decisions for Biodiversity Conservation

Brian Petersen, Clare Aslan, Diana Stuart and Paul Beier.

in BioScience

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 6205 words.

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The ability to respond to the challenges posed by climate change depends on the adaptive capacities of social and ecological systems. However, the...

Fisheries-management science: a framework for the implementation of fisheries-management systems

D. E. Lane and R. L. Stephenson.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

Management science, the scientific study of problem-solving, has developed a body of literature and methodologies over the past four decades on decision theory methods, evaluation of...

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The weakening role of science in the management of groundfish off the east coast of Canada

Peter A. Shelton.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

May 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 5197 words.

Shelton, P. A. 2007. The weakening role of science in the management of groundfish off the east coast of Canada. – ICES Journal of Marine Science, 64: 723–729.

The link...

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Bridging fisheries management and biodiversity conservation norms: potential and challenges of balancing harvest in ecosystem-based frameworks

S. M. Garcia, J. Rice and A. Charles.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

June 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 7437 words.

Balanced harvesting has been proposed as a way for fisheries management to achieve the requirements of both the Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC)—to maintain stocks at the level at which...

Mental models, communication, and engagement in marine projects

Fabio Boschetti and Matthew Andreotta.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

October 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 5531 words.

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In a hypothetical decision-making situation in which a unique truth exists and each party’s aim in acquiring knowledge is to approach the truth,...

Resilience and tree health: a basis for implementation in sustainable forest management

Lauren Fuller and Christopher P. Quine.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8606 words.

Resilience is rapidly becoming a prominent concept in research, policy and practice. However, it is apparent that there is no consistent meaning of resilience being used by those involved...

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The necessity for response indicators in fisheries management

G. J. Piet, H. M. J. van Overzee and M. A. Pastoors.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

April 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 4977 words.

Piet, G. J., van Overzee, H. M. J., and Pastoors, M. A. 2010. The necessity for response indicators in fisheries management. – ICES Journal of Marine Science, 67: 559–566.

Resu...

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Science-to-management pathways in US Atlantic herring management: using governance network structure and function to track information flow and potential influence

Troy W. Hartley and Christopher Glass.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

September 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 7785 words.

Hartley, T. W., and Glass, C. 2010. Science-to-management pathways in US Atlantic herring management: using governance network structure and function to track information flow...

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Formulating quantitative methods to evaluate fishery-management systems: what fishery processes should be modelled and what trade-offs should be made?

M. K. Mcallister, P. J. Starr, V. R. Restrepo and G. P. Kirkwood.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

A wide variety of modelling approaches have been developed over the past few decades to provide quantitative advice to fishery managers about the potential consequences of proposed...

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