Mini-symposium: “Coastal Connections: Fisheries, Tourism and Sustainability”

Friday March 11, 12:00-4:00 pm

Memorial University, Science Building, Summers Room (SN 2000)



Keynote presentation
Professor Gabriela Sabau, Economics/Environmental Studies, Grenfell Campus, MUN
“Whose fish is it anyway? Iceland’s saga with its cod fishery rights”

12.50-13.00 Refreshment

13.00-13.30 Dr. Raquel Modino, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of La Laguna, Spain
“Tourism and conservation: benefits, exclusions and decision-making process”

13.30-14.00 Mahmud Islam, PhD visiting student, University of Bremen, Germany
“Negotiating risks in shock-ridden fishing communities in Bangladesh”

14.00-14.30 Ian Ivany, MSc. student, Environmental Science, MUN
“Eastport Marine Protected Area: complexity, sustainability, and stewardship”

14.30-14.50 Emma Poslums, Bobbi Smith and Jenn Broadbridge, Geog 6250 class
“MUN’s waste initiative: a blueprint for a smaller footprint”

14.50-15.00 Break (move to Room SN 2018)

15.00-15.30 Ian Murphy, MA student, Geography, MUN (Blue Box seminar series)
“Investigating the values of coastal landscapes on the Burin Peninsula, NL”

15.30-16.00 Kim Olson, MA student, Geography, MUN (Blue Box seminar series)
“Bottom-up conservation: fish harvester initiatives in the Bay of Islands snow crab fishery”

*** The symposium is supported by funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Canada Research Chairs Program. The event is opened to everyone. No need to register. Please come and join us! ***