What do you understand by the following terms?
Sustainable development is a carefully calculated system of resource management which ensures that the current level of exploitation does not compromise the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Resource management is the control of the exploitation and use of resources in relation to environmental and economic costs.
Common Fisheries Policy
maximum sustainable yield
CASE STUDY: COMMON FISHERIES POLICY
Established in 1983 with two aims:
Protect Europe's fish stocks
- Protect Europe's fishing business and coastal communities
But, by 2009:
- 88% of fish stocks overfished
- 30% of fish at risk of disappearing
- 40% fewer fisherman
- 25% fewer boats
- 45% reduction catch
Explain how quotas work
What solutions are proposed?
Describe the problems of the CFP
What is being done about this?