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Aquatic Commons (39.586 recursos)

The Aquatic Commons is a thematic digital repository covering the natural marine, estuarine /brackish and fresh water environments . It includes all aspects of the science, technology, management and conservation of these environments, their organisms and resources, and the economic, sociological and legal aspects.

Subject = Conservation

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  1. Marine protected areas and the benefits of their establishment

    Francis, A.; Zabbey, N.
    Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), conservation and fisheries management tool, come in various sizes and shapes, and fulfill various purposes. They pre established for purposes of protection, restoration and preservation of' biota, ecosystem and ecological processes, and include recreational, educational and cultural purposes. Steps in the establishment of MPAs, their benefits and effectiveness have been highlighted. Current and profitable trends as seen in the establishment of Network of MPAs have been reported also. It has been noted that there is much benefit in using MPAs as management and conservation tool for natural aquatic resources, yet less areas have been demarcated for...
    (application/pdf) - 26-mar-2018

  2. Case studies on HIV/AIDS in fisheries development: lessons for Nigerian fisheries

    Olowosegun, T.; Ovie, S.I.; Sanni, O.A.; Sule, A.M.; Bwala, R.I.; Olowosegun, O.M.
    This paper reviews accounts of social and economic features of HIV/AIDS epidemics in the fisheries sector focussing on Africa with particular reference to Nigeria. Fishing communities are often among the highest-risk group, with high overall rates of HIV/ AIDS prevalence. It is more important to use the information made available from these efforts in more effective way of targeting the appropriate interventions and measures that can be designed and instituted. This information could also serve useful purposes and the efficient mobilization of needed resources from all possible sources in order to achieve the Millennium Development Goals in the Fisheries sector...
    (application/pdf) - 19-mar-2018

  3. Fisheries and ecotourism: a tool for national development

    Moses, B.S.
    The paper which is a key note address, examined the concept of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), June 1992 as it relates to fisheries and land based tourism. The significance of fisheries to the world economy and the trends in global fisheries production are highlighted. The world production is put at 130.8 million tonnes, while production in Nigeria is put at 408.9 tonnes. The relationship between fisheries and ecotourism are discussed. Advantages in co-developiong fisheries and ecotourism are highligthed.
    (application/pdf) - 06-mar-2018

  4. Public health implications of Gurara River around Izom environs, Niger State, Nigeria

    Adama, S.B.; Kolo, R.J.
    Water samples were collected from River Gurara around the Gurara Falls and Izom settlement once every month for a period of twelve (12) months (June 2004 May 2005). Microbial studies were carried out on the water samples collected. There were marked variations between different samples, stations and seasons. The microbial studies showed the presence of enteric gram negative, gram positive and pyogeric groups of bacteria. Some species of indicator organisms were recorded. The results obtained showed that the activities of Izom populace has some impact on the water quality and public health status of River Gurara
    (application/pdf) - 06-mar-2018

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