Reforming China’s marine fisheries

According to a Perspective, China’s 13th five-year plan, launched in 2016, introduces an unprecedented policy platform for domestic marine protection and fisheries recovery; to achieve a paradigm shift in China’s marine fisheries management, however, the authors recommend institutional reforms grounded in the country’s cultural norms, including the implementation of science-based management councils, secure fishing access, consistent policies across provinces, education for fisheries managers, and increased public access to scientific data. - Read at PNAS.org

Article #16-16583: “Opportunity for marine fisheries reform in China,” by Ling Cao et al.