Chapter 5. Sustainable and Unsustainable Exploitation

  1. William J. Sutherland Professor of Biology
  1. William J. Sutherland Professor of Biology and
  2. John D. Reynolds

Published Online: 14 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313499.ch5

Conservation Science and Action

Conservation Science and Action

How to Cite

Sutherland, W. J. and Reynolds, J. D. (2009) Sustainable and Unsustainable Exploitation, in Conservation Science and Action (ed W. J. Sutherland), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313499.ch5

Editor Information

  1. School of Biological Sciences, University of East, Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Biological Sciences, University of East, Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865427624

Online ISBN: 9781444313499

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Keywords:

  • sustainable and unsustainable exploitation;
  • humans and unsustainable exploitation;
  • managing resources sustainably and causes of overexploitation;
  • surplus production model for finding maximum sustainable yield (MSY);
  • dynamic pool models and computer spreadsheet calculations;
  • International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES);
  • virtual population analysis (VPA) and approximation of VPA, cohort analysis;
  • stock-recruitment relationship for cod from North Sea;
  • cost of exploitation added to surplus yield model;
  • use of reserves - where exploitation is banned

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • How to manage sustainably

  • Causes of overexploitation

  • Solutions to prevent overexploitation

  • Eradication

  • The future

  • Acknowledgements