Virtual Book Launch: Infinity Fish by Dr. Rashid Sumaila
Pursuing systematic change in the fisheries sector or interested in the preservation of marine resources? Join us for this virtual book launch by author and professor Rashid Sumaila and engage in a discussion on his new book, Infinity Fish: Economics and the Future of Fish and Fisheries.
Thursday, February 10, 2022
12:30 pm - 1:50 pm PT
Speaker: Dr. Rashid Sumaila, University Killam Professor, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs; Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, UBC
Discussant: Farha Guerrero, Host of The Blue Hour, UBC's CiTR 101.9FM
Infinity Fish: Economics and the Future of Fish and Fisheries is a practical and science-based reference that demonstrates how to value the benefits from restored marine ecosystems to sustain ocean and fishery resources for years to come. It discusses ecological and economical aspects to support the preservation of marine resources by understanding cost-benefits of fishery management systems.
The author, Dr. Rashid Sumaila, explains the economical benefits of restoring ecosystems that have been overexploited and how to maintain fisheries in a level that's sustainable. This is a practical and useful reference to a wide range of world-wide audiences. It is for those who wish to make systematic efforts to develop their fisheries sector, scientists and researchers, anyone in fisheries management, marine resource management, economists, fish farmers, policy makers, leaders and regulators, operations researchers, as well as faculty and students.
Co-hosted by: The School of Public Policy and Global Affairs and the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, UBC
Please note: Rashid's lab, the Fisheries Economic Research Unit, is placing a bulk order on Infinity Fish: Economics and the Future of Fish and Fisheries books. If you are interested in purchasing a copy, please add your name to this list. Please note that signing up does not commit you to a book order, rather having a rough estimate of the number of potential copies will help guide our conversations with the publisher and we will then reach back out to those who sign up with more details.