Spotlight on Discover TURFs
Interview with Marine Photobank contributor Alana Yurkanin, on Territorial Use Rights in Fisheries, or TURFs. Yurkanin is a Master’s Candidate (2014) Bren School of Environmental Science & Management.
DiscoverTURFs is designed to bring people together in order to learn, share, and help reverse overfishing. Combining the power of SeaSketch with DiscoverTURFs' exploratory map, fisheries managers, government officials, non-profit organizations, academics, and other visitors to their website can access site-specific information about TURFs around the world. As part of a graduate student research project, DiscoverTURFs will also analyze the information collected to help uncover common trends in worldwide TURFs.
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