Fisheries/Fishermen

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The Anarchist Collectives: Workers' Self-Management in the Spanish Revolution 1936-1939
Dolgoff, Sam
Book
1974
Examines the experiments in workers' self-management, both urban and rural, which took place in Spain during the revolution and Civil War.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - February 1975: Volume III Number 2
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
The Canso Strait Fisherman's Strike, 1970-71
Cameron, Silver Donald
Book
1977
An account of the 1970-71 strike of Nova Scotia fishermen, after two large fisheries refused to recognize their newly formed union.
Dwindling Fish Catch Could Leave a Billion Hungry
Leahy, Stephen
Article
2009
Fish catches are expected to decline dramatically in the world's tropical regions because of climate change, but may increase in the north, said a new study published Thursday. This mega-shift in ocea...
The End of the Line: How Overfishing is Changing the World and What We Eat
Clover, Charles
Book
2006
Decades and even centuries of habitat destruction, pollution, and overfishing have transformed and degraded the oceans.
Fraser River Fishermen's Strikes: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
A strikes by whites, natives and Japanese fishermen against salmon canneries that lined the lower Fraser River.
Guadeloupe and Martinique threatened as pesticide contaminates food chain
Valo, Martine
Article
2013
Chemical once used on banana crops threatening livelihoods and public health by polluting soil and sea.
How to Save the World: Strategy for World Conservation
Allen, Robert
Book
1980
"How To Save The World" discusses, "Why the world needs saving now and how it can be done". Allen breaks his work down into seven chapters, devoting each to an important aspect of the global predicame...
The Humble Tuna
Romulous, Aetius
Article
2009
The humble tuna, "the chicken of the sea", is an unfortunate metaphor for all that is dysfunctional about our contemporary, western, capitalist world. The story of the Tuna is the story of our triumph...
Lament for an Ocean: The Collapse of the Atlantic Cod Fishery: A True Crime Story
Harris, Michael
Book
1998
Harris's account of why and how the northern cod was taken to the brink of extinction in little more than thirty years.
The Last Codfish: Life and Death of the Newfoundland Way of Life
Chantraine, Pol (Translated by Roth, Kathe)
Book
1993
The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail
Bolster, W. Jeffrey
Book
2012
Reveals the long history of warnings against overfishing and that the sea is not an 'infinite resource'.
The Newfoundland Fishery
Article
1981
This brochure investigates the fishing industry in Newfoundland. The harvesting and processing of fish products is Newfoundland's greatest economic boon.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 13, 2014: Libertarian Socialism
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2014
The topic of the week is Libertarian Socialism. Articles on no-state solutions in Kurdistan; right-wing dirty tricks used to attack labour and environmental groups; scientists unravelling the risks of...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 21, 2018: What are we eating?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2018
What are we eating? A simple question which opens up a labyrinth of devilishly complex issues about production and distribution, access to land, control of water, prices, health and safety, migrant la...
Primer on a Society to Be Transformed
Film/Video
1978
This audiovisual is an educational tool to be used in conjunction with the primer on social justice prepared by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Restructuring and Resistance: Diverse voices of struggle in Western Europe
Abramsky, Koyla
Book
2000
The book consists of 77 individual chapters, almost all of them written by activists based on their experiences of struggle against the different aspects of capitalist globalisation. Those that aren't...
The Unnatural History of the Sea
Roberts, Callum
Book
2011
A history of the commercial fishery and an update on its precarious and untenable siituation. The age old delusion that the sea is an inexhaustible resource has resulted in a fishing arms race that co...
'When I Go to Work, I Expect to Be Killed:' The Terror of Being A Fisherman in Gaza: Palestine Speaks: Voices from the West Bank and Gaza
Malek, Cate; Hoke, Mateo
Article
2014
Approximately 4,000 Gazan fishermen rely on access to the open waters of the Mediterranean to make a living. Because of punitive restrictions imposed by Israel, the Gazan fishery has virtually collaps...
A Word to Say: The Story of the Maritime Fishermen's Union
Calhoun, Sue
Book
1991
An account of how inshore fishermen, most of them Acadian, came together to take control of their industry and their livelihood and form the Maritime Fishermen's Union.
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
1983
From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweepi...
The World Bank Group's Uncounted
Yeoman
Article
2015
The World Bank has regularly failed to live up to its own policies for protecting people harmed by projects it finances. Over the last decade, projects funded by the World Bank have physically or econ...

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Sources Library

Labrador Days
Tales of the Sea Toilers
Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason
1919
The Ojibwa of Southern Ontario
Schmalz, Peter S.
1991
A history of the Ojibwa in Southern Ontario.
Senegal's fishing community will act on foreign fleets if government doesn't
Senegal's fisherman blame foreign trawlers for taking their catch
Vidal, John
2012
Annual catches by local fishermen in Senegal are down seventy-five percent from catches ten years ago, resulting in hunger and economic instability. Community leaders in Senegal are warning developed ...
War on the seabed: the shellfishing battle
Renton, Alex
2013
In the fertile inshore waters of the west coast of Scotland, a battle is brewing between small-boat fisherman and industrial trawlers.

From the Connexions Archives

The Fisherman
Periodical profile published 1977
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1977
A newsletter with articles pertaining to fisheries issues.
Inshore/Offshore - The Struggle for Survival in the Atlantic Fishery
Unclassified
1981
The question of whether the inshore fishermen or the offshore trawlers are going to benefit most from the riches of the Atlantic fishery is an old problem.
Latin American Mission Group
Organization profile published 1982
Organization
1982
MFU
Maritime Fishermen's Union - Periodical profile published 1980
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1980
MFU: Voice of the Maritime Fisherman's Union.
Periodical profile published 1981
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1981
This edition of this bi-lingual magazine traces the history of the inshore fishermen's struggle for the right to unionize.
Study Program with Fishermen
Organization
1981
This study program is intended to encourage fishermen to focus attention on the concerns now facing the East Coast fishery.