From the Archives: How Conservationists, Industry, and Government All View Risk Differently, and What This Means for EBM (MEAM October-November 2009, Issue 3:2)

The Skimmer on Marine Ecosystems and Management

Editor’s Note: From the Archives calls attention to past MEAM articles whose perspectives and insight remain relevant.

This article by Jake Rice, former senior national advisor for ecosystem sciences with Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans, discusses how conservationists, industry, and government managers exhibit different types of risk aversion to management errors – “misses” and “false alarms” - and how understanding these differences can lead to more constructive dialogues.

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