Canadian fisheries practise sustainable development in two ways aquaculture and

Canadian fisheries practise sustainable development

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removed the resource in the first place. Canadian fisheries practise sustainable development in two ways: aquaculture and regulation.Aquaculture production is becoming increasingly important in Canada, accounting for almost 14% of the total Canadianproduction of fish and shellfish. Canada is one of the world’s key suppliers of farmed salmon. Fish farmers also cultivate trout, steelhead, and Arctic char. Canadian shellfish farming is growing as well. Prince Edward Island’s cultured mussels are known around the world, along with the special rope-growing technology that developed them. Cultured oysters, clams, and scallops are making an impact on the market as well. Aquaculture is totally sustainable.
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Introduction to Business BBI2O-B Lesson 3, page 23Copyright © 2008 The Ontario Educational Communications Authority. All rights reserved.Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the government department that regulates and manages the fishing industry, has responded to the depletion of fish stock (mainly cod) by initiating conservationmethods that concentrate on sustainable development. Quotas on how much of a particular species may be caught, a shorter fishing season, and even bans on certain sizes and types of fish limit the catch and are attempts to protect the fish in Canada’s oceans for the next millennium.In much the same way, Canada’s forestry industry plants more trees than it cuts, in an attempt to safeguard forests and forest products for future generations.Support Question(do not send in for evaluation) 18. Name two industries that you consider “not sustainable.” For each industry, provide one reason to support your point of view. ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________
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Lesson 3, page 24 Introduction to Business BBI2O-B Copyright © 2008 The Ontario Educational Communications Authority. All rights reserved. Pollution and Anti-Pollution Sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) do not have to meet the strict emission standards placed on passenger vehicles because they are considered trucks (they are simply an SUV-style body welded to a truck frame). SUVs emit three times the pollution of the average passenger car—and they are selling like hotcakes! More than half of all auto sales in Canada and the United States are SUVs. It would cost manufacturers an extra $200 per vehicle to manufacture SUVs to the same emission standards as passenger vehicles. The industry is very competitive, however, and no manufacturer wants to charge a higher price than the competition charges. It’s all about demand and profit, and not at all about pollution and air quality. Government controls are the only way to decrease SUV pollution, as long as consumers still insist on buying them. Many other products have polluted the environment in the past, but they are regulated by government controls. Passenger cars must have emission controls that decrease the toxic fumes that pollute the air. Aerosol cans no longer have chlorofluorocarbon gases that pollute the atmosphere and destroy the ozone layer.
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