Solving ocean challenges

Stephen Hall -

The challenges facing the oceans are complex and solving them will require a different kind of leadership.

Marine Protected Areas: Do they benefit fisheries?

Stephen Hall -

Last week, I read a compelling book by Alex Caveen and co-authors, ‘The Controversy over Marine Protected Areas: Science Meets Policy.’ The book seeks to answer whether strict Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), where all fishing is prohibited, are a better means of protecting exploited fish stocks than conventional fisheries management strategies that include quota restrictions, gear regulations, minimum landing sizes, and multiple use protected areas.