Breaking Ice: Integrated Ocean Management in the Canadian North
  • Breaking Ice: Integrated Ocean Management in the Canadian North
  • Breaking Ice: Integrated Ocean Management in the Canadian North

Breaking Ice: Integrated Ocean Management in the Canadian North

by Fikret Berkes
     
 

ISBN-10: 1552381595

ISBN-13: 9781552381595

Pub. Date: 05/30/2005

Publisher: University of Calgary Press

The pace of technological, social, and environmental change in Canada's Arctic has profound effects on resource management and policy decisions. The chapters in this volume result from a project undertaken by the Ocean Management Research Network that examines the nature of Arctic environmental evolution and sustainability. From the pressures of development,…  See more details below

Overview

The pace of technological, social, and environmental change in Canada's Arctic has profound effects on resource management and policy decisions. The chapters in this volume result from a project undertaken by the Ocean Management Research Network that examines the nature of Arctic environmental evolution and sustainability. From the pressures of development, technological advances, globalization, and climate change to social and cultural life, this book attempts to define the nature of competing demands and assess their impact on the environment. Breaking Ice: Renewable Resource and Ocean Management in the Canadian North provide a detailed examination of ocean and coastal management in the Canadian north, exploring a wide range of issues critical to environmental stewardship and breaking the ice to connect academics, government managers, policy-makers, aboriginal groups, and industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781552381595
Publisher:
University of Calgary Press
Publication date:
05/30/2005
Series:
Northern Lights Series
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Feeding the family in times of change23
3Sustainability and vulnerability : aboriginal arctic food security in a toxic world47
4Ecosystem-based management and marine environmental quality indicators in northern Canada71
5Integrated management planning in Canada's western arctic : an adaptive consultation process95
6Marine stewardship and Canada's oceans agenda in the western Canadian arctic : a role for youth119
7A place for traditional ecological knowledge in resource management141
8Understanding and communicating about ecological change : denesoline indicators of ecosystem health165
9Wildlife tourism at the edge of chaos : complex interactions between humans and polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba183
10Economic development based on local resources : commercial harvesting of Caribou on Southampton Island203
11Cross-scale institutions and building resilience in the Canadian North225
12Adaptive co-management of arctic char in Nunavut territory249
13Unpacking social learning in social-ecological systems : case studies of polar bear and narwhal management in northern Canada269
14Exploring the role of law and hierarchy in ideas of resilience : regulating resource harvesting in Nunavut291
15Return of the "vikings" : the Canadian-Danish dispute over Hans Island - new challenges for the control of the Canadian North319
16Issues, priorities, and research directions for oceans management in Canada's North337
17Conclusion : integration, innovation, and participation363

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