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The Animals Themselves

The Animals Themselves  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0002
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A central issue in any discussion of protections for living beings outside our own species is the question of the animals’ actual biological realities. Intuitively, we know that other ... More
Climate and Fisheries

Climate and Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0006
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How does climate affect fish populations? Herring are among the most abundant fishes in the world and have been the basis for regional and national economies for centuries. In ... More
Contemporary Sciences—Natural and Social

Contemporary Sciences—Natural and Social  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0009
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Just as the major human endeavors of law, education, religion, and various fields like literature and the study of history reveal humans’ diverse engagement with other living beings, so too ... More
Deepwater Fisheries

Deepwater Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0009
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What happened to the orange roughy stocks? In 1987, the director of the primary fisheries research laboratory in Australia, Roy Harden Jones, announced that a research survey for a ... More
Economic Overfishing

Economic Overfishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0005
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Is overfishing only a biological problem? The Pacific halibut fishery has long been considered the outstanding success of sustainable management. The International Pacific Halibut ... More
Ecosystem Impacts of Fishing

Ecosystem Impacts of Fishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0015
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How does overfishing affect ecosystems? Early explorers’ accounts are full of wonder at the natural wealth of the New World and astonishment at the size of fish. Writing in 1615 ... More
Education, the Professions, and the Arts

Education, the Professions, and the Arts  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0008
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Education, the professions, and the arts have all been a rich part of human ingenuity. Each has also played important roles in humans’ past interactions with other living beings, and each ... More
The Future of Animal Rights

The Future of Animal Rights  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0011
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In the 1957 documentary The Battle of Algiers, directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, the Algerian strategist Larbi Ben M’Hidi says to one activist, “It’s hard enough to start a revolution, even ... More
General Information

General Information  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0001
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In the phrase “animal rights,” the word “animal” is rarely, if ever, understood to refer to humans. Instead, it is virtually always a reference to living beings outside our own species. ... More
High Seas Fisheries

High Seas Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0008
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What is the status of bluefin tuna that were proposed for CITES listing? Throughout the western Mediterranean Sea, an annual ritual known in Sicily as matanza has taken place for ... More
Historical Overfishing

Historical Overfishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0002
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Is overfishing a new problem? Although they are mammals, whales were originally thought to be fish and their exploitation was referred to as the whale fishery. As governments ... More
History and Culture

History and Culture  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0004
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The history of humans interacting with the living beings outside our own species is deep and broad. Any single attempt to tell the whole story of how humans have seen and reacted to, as ... More
Illegal Fishing

Illegal Fishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0012
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Is illegal fishing an important problem in overfishing? On August 7, 2003, the Australian patrol vessel Southern Supporter spotted a vessel thought to be illegally fishing within ... More
Laws

Laws  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0005
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As one of humans’ most significant institutions, legal systems have impacted greatly the ways in which humans deal with other living beings. There are several different kinds of legal ... More
Major Figures and Organizations in the Animal Rights Movement

Major Figures and Organizations in the Animal Rights Movement  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0010
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The individuals and organizations listed here are mentioned because they have made a difference somewhere and thus become revealing parts of the worldwide animal protection movement. Some ... More
Marine Protected Areas

Marine Protected Areas  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0014
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What are marine protected areas? One of the crown jewels of marine ecosystems is the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) off the northeast coast of Australia. The reef stretches along 2,600 ... More
Mixed Fisheries

Mixed Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0007
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Do fisheries catch one species or more? Quite a few fisheries catch only one species. Many of the major fisheries fall into that category, including Peruvian anchoveta, the largest ... More
Modern Industrial Fisheries Management

Modern Industrial Fisheries Management  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0004
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What is an example of a well-managed fishery? On September 10, 2009, the Economist published an article on Bluefin tuna and Eastern Bering Sea pollock entitled “A Tale of Two ... More
Overfishing

Overfishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0001
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What is overfishing? Overfishing is harvesting a fish stock so hard that much of the potential food and wealth will largely slip through our fingers. Yield overfishing is the most ... More
Philosophical Arguments

Philosophical Arguments  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0003
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Here we turn to some important distinctions that everyone needs to know. These distinctions can become very technical and academic if one wishes to go that way, but the basic issues are ... More

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