Essays Tagged: "Fishing industry"

"Crisis In The North Sea" - The declining numbers of Cod in the North Sea. The problems and solutions.

tic, to which England, France and Portugal all began to send boats yearly in the 16th century. Such fishing nowadays is still a very important part of the economy in countries such as Iceland and Grea ... ich fears that Britain's traditional dish of fish and chips is to disappear along with thousands of fishing industry jobs. WWF says the species is threatened with virtual extinction by overfishing. Ac ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Aquaculture in the British Columbia Fishery.

se 30,000 pounds of salmon marked the dawn of British Columbia's modern salmon industry. Today, the fishing industry harvests millions of fish in a matter of weeks. It is valued at over $1 billion ann ... for government subsidies and regulation. The problems now facing the Pacific fisheries include overfishing, conflict among users, overexpansion of the fishing fleets, and eroding marine and freshwate ...

(12 pages) 104 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

The collapse of the East Coast fishery in Canada.

llapse of the East Coast fishery in Canada.By: Seth GiddensIn 1992, the devastating collapse of the fishing industry on the East Coast of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia forced the Canadian government to ta ... h fish.The East Coast of Canada was a great place to catch fish because it made up most of Canada's fishing industry. The natural conditions of Canada's east coast favoured fish resources. The fish we ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Braer Oil Disaster - Essay outling the consiquences and effects of the Braer Oil Disaster

id eat would give the birds illnesses or death. If the fish were killed, this would also effect the fishing industry in the local area, which is what most small islands thrive on. If a wind was to blo ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

East Coast Canadian Fisheries

The East Coast fishing industry is essential and vastly important to Atlantic Canadian society and the Canadian eco ... onomy. This paper will examine the evolution, including the rise and fall of various aspects of the fishing industry and the different types of fishing within the Canadian fishing industry. It will al ... why the Canadian fisheries are struggling and examine the ways in which to save the industry.HISTORYFishing on the East Coast was started by the Canadian Aboriginals in Atlantic Canada who solely depe ...

(10 pages) 60 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

U.S. Fisheries and the environment: an alternative view

s of the environmentalist. While science clearly indicates that modifications to current commercial fishing practices must be made, to do so without thoughtful consideration to the impact of such modi ... communities, cultures and livelihood is amiss. For environmental groups to take swipes at the U.S. fishing industry en mass (without making distinctions in commercial vs. hook and line fishermen) whi ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

International Business Transactions Course: Term Project-Tuna Fish Farm Business

y for sushi and sashimi.This attractive situation caused by the huge demand of Japan has pushed the fishing industry into a new production technique: tuna fish farms. The basic idea of this technique ... hnique: tuna fish farms. The basic idea of this technique is to catch the tuna fish in the sea with fishing boats and carry them to the farms. The farms not only let the fishermen keep the fish fresh ...

(45 pages) 127 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

World's Fish Supply Running Out

rchers Warn reports an international group of ecologists bleak forecast for the future of fish. Overfishing, water pollution, harmful government subsidies and the resulting decrease in marine biodiver ... decrease in marine biodiversity is predicted to cause a catastrophic collapse of the ecosystem and fishing industry that depends on it. The author says that this report should be a wakeup call becaus ...

(6 pages) 87 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Panamanian Culture

od is more plentiful. Prawns, spiny lobsters, and other seafood are plentiful because of a thriving fishing industry in Panama. Chicken and pork are the most usual meats. Poultry is cheap to buy due t ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Fishinh Industry In Canada

Open Access and Overcapacity: Presently there are many structural problems in the Pacific fishing industry, including toxic fumes found in the water, non-selective fishing practices, yet the ... e absence of an effective national fisheries management system.Coastal Degradation and Discards Overfishing is not the only factor contributing to the current decline in fisheries. Environmental degra ...

(9 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Where Have All The Cod Gone

Where Have All the Cod Gone The northern cod fishing industry is in trouble! During the past 20 years the fishermen of the Atlantic coastline hav ... ad to the closure of the North Atlantic Cod industry. Since the 1970's the Canadian northern fishing industry has had many changes in technology such as the big fishing draggers that can stay o ... the fish further then they could before and this lead to the extension of the season to year round fishing. The development of the GPS (global positioning system) can pinpoint where the fish are so t ...

(3 pages) 531 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Shrimp life

backward-swimming escapes. (The shrimp meat served in numerous dishes, an important product of the fishing industry, is the curved muscle extracted from the abdomen.) The animals have eight pairs of ...

(8 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Essay The French have had a great a great effect

d all over the world.Many French fishermen sailed to Canada in the 1500s. They developed a thriving fishing industry. Mais more important, it established a fur trade. In the 1600s, the French settled ...

(2 pages) 725 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Weeping Under Pisces

Fishing is one of the oldest and most traditional methods of gathering food and promoting commerce. ... d to catch marine animals. Ironically, however, these methods may be creating a grim future for the fishing industry, as well as the marine ecosystem. Over-fishing has resulted in dangerously low numb ... g revenue streams for fisheries.One species that has suffered greatly from the onslaught of the new fishing arsenals is the giant bluefin tuna. Fen Montaigne, a journalist for National Geographic, elo ...

(4 pages) 453 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Environmental Case Analysis: Skunked – Crisis in the New England Fisheries

nts the devastation of one of the world's richest fisheries, the Georges Bank, caused by commercial fishing boats. The Georges Bank is a stretch of shallow underwater plateaus that extend from souther ... from southern New England to Newfoundland. The Georges Bank up to the 20th century was the richest fishing grounds in the Northwest Atlantic fisheries filled with an abundance of Atlantic cod, haddoc ...

(4 pages) 95 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Water Resource Plan: Overfishing

Overfishing is when commercial and non-commercial fishing are catching too many fish for the ecosystem t ... ishing are catching too many fish for the ecosystem to replenish the degradation to the system. The fishing of commercial and non-commercial depletes a fishery, catching so many adult fish there are n ... nough remaining to breed and replenish the population. The ecological and economical dangers of overfishing were made in the last 50 years, by the rapid advances in fishing technology. Hundreds of non ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Vietnamese Fishermen of Monterey Bay

mmigration or refugees.)Vietnam is a long, narrow coastal country bordering on the South China Sea. Fishing and other maritime industries have historically been very important to the Vietnamese econom ... tates had a background in these industries. Many of those who settled in Monterey Bay went into the fishing industry, both as crewmen for non-Vietnamese and as captains of their own boats. Much of the ...

(3 pages) 14 1 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Alumina Simulation

AbstractAn oil spill in Alaskan waters destroyed coastline, fish, animals, and the fishing industry. Alumina's environmental violation was corrected and EPA standards were satisfied. ... ts of the life in these waters were affected. A major source of income was destroyed along with the fishing industry. The oil spill killed and maimed other animals living in the waters as well. This s ... d:•Negligence Tort: An oil spill in Alaskan waters destroyed coastline, fish, animals, and the fishing industry.•Negligence Tort: Environmental violation five years ago by Alumina polluted w ...

(9 pages) 193 0 3.5 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Business Regulation

ts of the life in these waters were affected. A major source of income was destroyed along with the fishing industry. The oil spill killed and maimed other animals living in the waters as well. This s ... d:•Negligence Tort: An oil spill in Alaskan waters destroyed coastline, fish, animals, and the fishing industry.•Negligence Tort: Environmental violation five years ago by Alumina polluted w ...

(8 pages) 93 0 3.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Environmental Case Analysis

nts the devastation of one of the world's richest fisheries, the Georges Bank, caused by commercial fishing boats. The Georges Bank is a stretch of shallow underwater plateaus that extend from souther ... from southern New England to Newfoundland. The Georges Bank up to the 20th century was the richest fishing grounds in the Northwest Atlantic fisheries filled with an abundance of Atlantic cod, haddoc ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management