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Privatization Prevents Collapse of Fish Stocks, Global Analysis Shows

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Science  19 Sep 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5896, pp. 1619
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5896.1619a

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On page 1678 of this week's issue of Science, a trio of researchers shows that stocks are much less likely to collapse if fishers own rights to fish them, called catch shares.