A1 Journal article – refereed

The Endangered Coastal Fishers along the Coast of the Archipelago Sea. The Environmental Conflict in Policy-making




List of Authors: Sonck-Rautio K

Publication year: 2019

Journal: Ethnologia Fennica : Finnish Studies in Ethnology

Journal name in source: Ethnologia Fennica

Issue number: 46

ISSN: 2489-4982

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23991/ef.v46i0.75027

URL: https://doi.org/10.23991/ef.v46i0.75027


Abstract
The small-scale fisheries of the Finnish archipelago are in crisis. Three major problems were identified during an ethnographic study of the different stake-holders in the fishing sector: the grey seal, the great cormorant, and regulation of pikeperch harvesting. Within the framework of political ecology, develop-ments in the current state of the fisheries are examined and the policy-making processes are analysed. Additionally, the notion of knowledge and the role of both scientific knowledge and local ecological knowledge in the context of fisheries management and fisheries management science are discussed.Keywords: Fisheries, resilience, local ecological knowledge, seals, pikeperch, great cormorant, policy-making, The Common Fisheries Policy

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