GOHERR research presented in ICES ASC 2016 and EurSAFE 2016

Doctoral students Mia Pihlajamäki and Suvi Ignatius presented ongoing BONUS GOHERR research in two European science events: The ICES Annual Science Conference 2016 and the EurSAFE 2016 Congress.

The ICES Annual Science Conference was organized in 19 – 23 September 2016 in Riga, Latvia. Suvi and Mia presented their work in theme session R, which focused on integration of humanities and social sciences into marine ecosystem management. Mia gave a talk on futures for the use of Baltic herring catch in 2040 and Suvi introduced justification theory to explore socio-cultural values related to fish and fisheries through Baltic salmon and herring cases.

The 13th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics, EurSAFE 2016, took place in 28 September – 1 October at the University of Porto, Portugal. The Congress focused on food futures, ethics, science and culture. Suvi addressed socio-cultural values in the use and management of Baltic herring and Mia gave a presentation on the contribution of Baltic herring fisheries to food security and safety.

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