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Shifting baselines

Jeremy B. C. Jackson

Shifting baselines

the past and the future of ocean fisheries

by Jeremy B. C. Jackson

  • 147 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Island Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fisheries,
  • History,
  • NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • SCIENCE / Environmental Science,
  • Fishery management

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jeremy B.C. Jackson Karen Alexander, and Enric Sala
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH211 .S45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25024863M
    ISBN 101610910001
    ISBN 109781610910002, 9781610910019
    LC Control Number2011005032

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Shifting Baselines explores the real-world implications of a groundbreaking idea: we must understand the oceans of the past to protect the oceans of the future.

Inacclaimed marine biologist Daniel Pauly coined the term "shifting baselines" to describe a phenomenon of lowered expectations, in which each generation regards a progressively poorer natural world as normal.

A shifting baseline (also known as sliding baseline) is a type of change to how a system is measured, usually against previous reference points (baselines), which themselves may represent significant changes from an even earlier state of the system. The concept arose in landscape architect Ian McHarg's manifesto Design With Nature in which the modern landscape is compared to that on.

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To put it in its most simplest terms, shifting baseline syndrome is basically the way in which humans, and every generation essentially, lowers its standards over the course of time. These generations are not lowering their standards on purpose, or because they have any negative goal, but simply because they don’t know any better.

It all occurs underneath the surface level, with most. Shifting baselines Definition. The phenomenon where each successive generation assumes that the diminished biological state is the norm. The Nature Conservancy 1. Acronyms Areas Countries Marine Terms. Related pages. Baseline (Terms) Baseline study (Terms) Page last updated 17 December Shifting Baselines: Altering your perspective to the positive in an effort to think beyond your current limit to unleash your full potential.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK A SESSION WITH ME To step forward into growth or step back into Safety. Background. The shifting baseline syndrome is a concept from ecology that can be analyzed in the context of ethnobotanical research. Evidence of shifting baseline syndrome can be found in studies dealing with intracultural variation of knowledge, when knowledge from different generations is compared and combined with information about changes in the environment and/or natural resources.

The Shifting Baselines Ocean Media Project was founded by scientist turned filmmaker, Dr. Randy Olson inwith the modus operandi of communicating the gradual declining state of our oceans to a broad audience through the use of comedy/humor and Hollywood Celebrity.

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Entangled. People. Daniel Pauly, PhD is an esteemed researcher who, incoined the term “shifting baselines.” A professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, he directs the Sea Around Us, an initiative devoted to studying and mitigating the impact of fisheries on the world’s marine ecosystems.

Because of shifting baselines, most hadn’t realized. Stay tuned for the second episode of the ‘shifting baselines’ series to hear how the combination of fishing technology and fisheries management contributed to the fishery collapse, from the voices of Newfoundland fishermen and natives.

I'm going to speak about a tiny, little idea. And this is about shifting baseline. And because the idea can be explained in one minute, I will tell you three stories before to fill in the time.

And the first story is about Charles Darwin, one of my heroes. And he was here, as you well know, in '   He called the phenomenon “shifting baseline syndrome.” The idea provoked widespread discussion among fisheries scientists and the broader conservation community, for whom it had disturbing implications.

If the baselines were shifting, then basic statistics on population decline and targets for recovery were likely to be underestimates.

Recently, the current time of trouble and plague has turned my attention to what scientists call shifting baseline syndrome, how we let ourselves adjust to a changed reality as if it had always. Shifting baselines are the chronic, slow, hard-to-notice changes in things, from the disappearance of birds and frogs in the countryside to the increased drive time from Los Angeles to San Diego.

If your ideal weight used to be pounds and now it'syour baseline - as well as your waistline - has shifted. The book concentrates on three endangered species — the polar bear (doomed media darling), Lange’s metalmark butterfly (obscure beauty), and.

In fact, a book has been recently issued called “Shifting Baselines: The past and the future of ocean fisheries,” and is dedicated to me and the discovery of this. In fisheries and oceans this is a big deal that people know about.

I coined the phrase in The ocean has degraded within our lifetimes, as shown in the decreasing average size of fish. And yet, as Daniel Pauly shows us onstage at Mission Blue, each time the baseline drops, we call it the new "normal." At what point do we stop readjusting downward?Baseline grids are always set to the size of the leading.

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