The world’s oceans cannot withstand the current rate of fishing. In order to ensure the future of marine biodiversity and of those who make their living by it a sustainable fishing model must be established.
The report On-board employment
is the first part of a broader project, designed to examine the present economic and social conditions of the fishing industry and to examine the part played within it of small-scale, as opposed to industrial, fishing methods. This summary shows how the fishing industry has evolved over recent decades and the effects this evolution has had on employment. It also looks at the part small-scale methods play in sustaining fishing communities, and at the extent to which these methods are in danger.
Employment on Board report