The World Summit on Salmon evolved in response to growing concerns of scientists and others about the future of the salmon stocks of the world, in light of the recent collapses of a number of the fish stocks globally, including Canada’s North Atlantic Cod. Participants in the three-day workshop examined the factors associated with the collapse and subsequent efforts at restoration of fish stocks with the hope of applying the lessons learned to improve the outlook for the future of wild salmon in the Atlantic and Pacific. The summit was held at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University, a venue particularly well-suited for face-to-face dialogue given its UN-style format. This volume is a collection of most of the papers presented at the Summit and incorporates the dialogue among all summit participants.
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