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Innu capacity building in the Atlantic Canadian fishery: community revitalization through renewable resource development [Memorial University, MUN]

Publisher: 
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Year of publication: 
2004

"Economic development is believed critical to improving quality of life in the Innu communities of Sheshatshiu and Utshimassit, where substance abuse, low literacy rates, and living conditions far below national standards persist. The establishment of Innu Development Limited Partnership in 1998 was a decisive move by the Innu to generate business ventures. An impact benefit agreement associated with the Voisey Bay mine project and compensation from a land claim settlement will result in needed resources and business opportunities for the Innu.

Services: Gardiner Centre [Memorial University Newfoundland, MUN]

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Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

At the Gardiner Centre we focus on providing training, events and solutions to help you and your organization grow. We offer a range of programs and services to help you.

Seminars/Programs: Gardiner Centre [Memorial University Newfoundland, MUN]

Publisher: 
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

The Gardiner Centre offers a range of professional development programs designed to enhance and/or develop skills and knowledge at various levels within the organization.

Home: Gardiner Centre [Memorial University Newfoundland, MUN]

Publisher: 
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

We develop and deliver non-credit programs that advance business and leadership knowledge and skills for you and your organization. Aspiring supervisors, managers, executives, and entrepreneurs grow and develop through our open enrolment seminars, client-specific training, and student consulting solutions. The Gardiner Centre connects participants with the expertise and experience of Memorial’s Faculty of Business Administration instructors and other business leaders, educators and partners. Explore our offerings and find out what the Gardiner Centre can do for you!

Fisheries Conservation Group [Memorial University Newfoundland, MUN]

Publisher: 
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

The Fisheries Conservation Group is a research group created at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University in 1996, to develop an independent fisheries research and training program with a focus on the fisheries ecosystems of the Northwest Atlantic.

Biology 3714: Estuarine Fish Ecology Field Course [Memorial University Newfoundland, MUN]

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Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

Community structure, function and distribution of northern coastal fishes in fjords and estuarine environments. Emphasis on sampling, field techniques, taxonomy, quantitative characterization, adaptations and habitat relationships. A comparative approach will contrast fish communities from deepwater, estuarine, near shore and freshwater habitats.

Investigation of Local Fisheries Resources of the Labrador Coast [Memorial University Newfoundland, MUN]

Publisher: 
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

Dr. Joe Wroblewski and his graduate students are investigating local fisheries resources of the southeastern Labrador coast which are utilized by coastal communities, but which have not been scientifically documented. We are working with Labrador residents to study the ecology of these living marine resources. We have focused on bay cod and Icelandic scallop, specifically to understand the productivity of the wild stocks and the potential for aquaculture (Wroblewski et al., 1998).

Fish Population Restoration [Memorial University Newfoundland, MUN]

Publisher: 
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

Dr. Wroblewski has been conducting research on a new method of marine fish population restoration, termed "enhancement of reproductive potential" or ERP (Wroblewski, et al., 1996; Wroblewski, et al., 1999; Wroblewski and Hiscock, 2002). This entails trapping late juvenile and young adult fish from the wild, increasing their growth and fecundity by feeding them in sea pens, and then returning the fish to their natural habitat to spawn. Hatchery based enhancement programs have met with criticism regarding genetic changes in cultured populations, and the fitness of released fish.

Fisheries Oceanography Group, FOG [Memorial University Newfoundland, MUN]

Publisher: 
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

The Atlantic cod of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland were once a major food source for Europeans and North Americans. France and Portugal began fishing the Grand Banks in the early 1500s, joined by England during the 1600s. Spain, the former Soviet Union, Poland and Canada harvested great quantities of cod with dragnet trawlers during the latter part of the 20th century. In 1992 the northern cod population finally succumbed to decades of overfishing and several years of recruitment failure (poor reproductive success), due to natural climate change in the marine environment.

Small Enterprise Co-op Placement Assistance Program (SECPAP) - Paid Employment [Memorial University of Newfoundland, MUN]

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Memorial University of Newfoundland

Provides financial support for students of co-operative programs at Memorial University of Newfoundland and College of the North Atlantic.

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