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Longo, Andrea (2023) 'The Human Dimension of Fishing Activities: Towards a Broader Meaning of Illegal Fishing?' ASCOMARE Yearbook on the Law of the Sea, 2022. Volume 2: Fisheries and the Law of the Sea in the Anthropocene Era, 2. pp. 125-158.

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Fishing has a tremendous impact on the environment. Poor governance, weak or inexistent enforcement mechanisms, and excessive and unregulated subsidies have resulted in the overexploitation of fish stocks around the world. Consequently, Target 14.4 under Agenda 2030 – i.e. ending overfishing of marine fisheries by 2020 – has clearly not been met. Yet, while scholars have focused mainly on the environmental dimension of fishing, concerns for the protection of the individual in the fisheries sector are progressively coming to the foreground. As a matter of fact, fishing activities may heavily impair the enjoyment of fundamental rights of numerous groups of people, ranging from coastal communities to end-consumers, from economic operators within the fishery sector to people on board fishing vessels, including fishers and fishery observers.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: ISBN: 9788868033330
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Law
ISBN: 978-88-6803-333-0
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2024 10:17

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