Open Access Monograph: From Seascapes of Extinction to Seascapes of Confidence

From Seascapes of Extinction to Seascapes of Confidence: Territorial Use Rights in Fisheries in Chile: El Quisco and Puerto Oscuro

Authored by Gloria L. Gallardo Fernández, Senior Researcher, Director of Research Studies, Uppsala Centre for Sustainable Development, Uppsala University/SLU, Sweden, this work is  freely available in full text, online through the Social Sciences Series of Co-Action Publishing.  Link: http://www.co-action.net/books_Gallardo

ABSTRACT: English: An important contribution to our understanding of the multifaceted challenges underlying sustainable solutions to ecological fisheries, the book describes how, in Chile, indiscriminate harvest of the edible shellfish Concholepas concholepas (false abalone or Loco), has been threatening not only the living of small-scale artisan fishers but also the ecosystem. Español: Una importante contribución para nuestra comprensión de los desafíos multifacéticos que subyacen bajo soluciones sustentables para una pesca ecológica es este libro que describe como en Chile, la extracción indiscriminada de la especie comestible Concholepas concholepas (abulón falso o Loco) llegó a amenazar no tan sólo la sobrevivencia de los pequeños pescadores artesanales, sino también el ecosistema.

From: Stephanie Haas

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