17. September 2011 Deep sea fisheries at a glance

The implemantation of the UN resolution on the impact of bottom fishing on deep sea vulnerable habitats and long term sustainability of deep sea fish stocks was the topic of a UN Workshop on Spetember 15th and 16th in New York.


The International Ocean Institute (IOI) invited Jörn Schmidt from the research group „Sustainable Fisheries“ of the Future Ocean Cluster to participate in the event. The Workshop gave all stakeholders, countries, regional fisheries management organizations, industry and environmental organisations the possibility to discuss the state of implementation from their perspectives.

The report: www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=a/66/307


Jörn Schmidt, jschmidt@economics.uni-kiel.de