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Values, Challenges, and Opportunities for Resilience Presented by Alternative Seafood Networks

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dc.contributor.advisor Loring, Philip De Sousa, Emily 2021-10-15T15:57:04Z 2021-10-15T15:57:04Z 2021-10 2021-10-07
dc.description.abstract The globalization of the seafood industry has prompted the creation of alternative business models that seek to resist the industrialization of the industry, while promoting a specific set of core social and environmental values that ostensibly deviate from the global mainstream. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, actors in this “alternative” space emerged as a visible feature of the global seafood distribution system. By restructuring and shortening seafood supply chains, alternative seafood networks (ASNs) are reasserting the importance of a specific set of values in food systems for both environmental and socio-cultural reasons. This thesis explores the diversity of businesses within the alternative seafood space and how this diversity has emerged and changed over time. It also draws comparisons from food systems literature to understand the implications of too much diversity within the alternative seafood space. Finally, this thesis also explores the challenges ASN operators face and opportunities to address them. This work is an opportunity en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Guelph en_US
dc.subject alternative seafood networks en_US
dc.subject community supported fisheries en_US
dc.subject fisheries governance en_US
dc.subject environmental governance en_US
dc.subject fisheries management en_US
dc.subject alternative food systems en_US
dc.subject local food en_US
dc.subject local seafood en_US
dc.title Values, Challenges, and Opportunities for Resilience Presented by Alternative Seafood Networks en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Geography en_US Master of Arts en_US Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics en_US
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dcterms.relation Stoll JS, Harrison HL, De Sousa E, Callaway D, Collier M, Harrell K, Jones B, Kastlunger J, Kramer E, Kurian S, Lovewell MA, Strobel S, Sylvester T, Tolley B, Tomlinson A, White ER, Young T and Loring PA (2021) Alternative Seafood Networks During COVID-19: Implications for Resilience and Sustainability. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 5:614368. doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2021.614368 en_US University of Guelph en_US

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