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Report of the Working Group on the History of Fish and Fisheries (WGHIST)

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posted on 2018-02-14, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
Over the reporting period 2015–2017, the ICES Working Group on the History of Fish and Fisheries (WGHIST) was chaired by Emily Klein (USA) and Ruth Thurstan (UK). WGHIST is a forum for interdisciplinary research on social-ecological change in marine and fisheries systems over multi-decadal to centennial and even millennial timescales. It comprises a diverse group of researchers, including marine biologists, fisheries scientists, historians, historical ecologists, and paleoecologists from Europe and North America, as well as Australia, Russia, and South Africa.The WGHIST Terms of Reference and progress towards them during 2015–2017 are out-lined below.a ) Use case studies to demonstrate the tangible benefit of marine historical ecolo-gy to marine policy and management


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