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Whither the Oceans and Salt Seas?

  • Edward D. Goldberg
  • Sidney J. Holt

Abstract

There exist today a growing number of threats to the integrity, stability, and possibly even the continuity, of marine ecosystems. Human impact on these systems is increasing both in intensity and diversity. One consequence is that, despite continuing scientific research and even a modest growth in research efforts, our apprehension as to the medium- and longterm effects of such impacts is, in many areas at least, tending to increase rather than to diminish.

Keywords

Open Ocean Fishing Effort Total Catch Exclusive Economic Zone Maximum Sustainable Yield 
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© Nicholas Polunin 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward D. Goldberg
    • 1
  • Sidney J. Holt
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Scripps Institution of OceanographyUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Department of FisheriesFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)RomeItaly
  3. 3.Environmental Studies BoardUniversity of California at Santa CruzSanta CruzUSA

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