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The Royal Scottish Society of Arts
Showcasing Scotland's Science, Technology and Innovation

4th Meeting of the 182nd Session (2002-2003)

The Future of Sea Fisheries

Prof Alasdair D. McIntyre,
Dept of Zoology,
University of Aberdeen

In the Wolfson Suite, Ground Floor
Edinburgh University Library
George Square, Edinburgh
On Monday 17th February 2003, at 7 pm

This talk considers the background to the current difficulties of global fisheries. It looks first at the resources in the pristine oceans, and traces the development of pressures on commercial stocks. It then turns to the present situation, discusses the future of wild fishing, and examines the various attempts to manage stocks, drawing on examples from several parts of the world.

Location of meeting

Society Business

The President, Dr Stuart Monro, will be in the Chair

Members of the Public are welcome to attend

Graham Rule, Secretary
0131 667 0647

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