IUCN COMMISSION GROUP

IUCN CEM Fisheries Expert Group Task Force

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Overview and description

Description:
The Island Ecosystem Specialist Group provides specialist expertise on terrestrial and marine island ecosystems. The Group is a global network of dedicated experts who provide informed guidance on ...
The Island Ecosystem Specialist Group provides specialist expertise on terrestrial and marine island ecosystems. The Group is a global network of dedicated experts who provide informed guidance on research, policy and management, in order to promote effective biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in island environments.

Group leadership

Dr James (Jake) RICE

Co-Chair

Mr Ernesto PENAS LADO

Chair
Born in Galicia, NW Spain, I was trained as a Marion biologist and worked for 10 years as a marine biologist. I then moved to fisheries management in the EU where I worked for 30 years on the Common ...
Born in Galicia, NW Spain, I was trained as a Marion biologist and worked for 10 years as a marine biologist. I then moved to fisheries management in the EU where I worked for 30 years on the Common Fisheries Policy. I have written several books including two on fisheries management. I led the conservation policy of the EU at the time we redressed the tradditiional¡ failures, and was responsible for the last reform of the policy in 2013.Currently I chair ICCAt and the Fisheries Expert Group of EBCD, member of IUCN

At a glance

Official name:
IUCN CEM Fisheries Expert Group Task Force
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