Department of Geography News
Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee’s Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) small-scale fisheries network had a strong presence at this year’s World Seafood Congress in St. John’s earlier this fall. Members of the network co-organized a panel discussion at the conference, hosted a 'slow fish' event downtown, and spoke on the CBC Fisheries Broadcast to bring attention to small-scale fisheries and their relevance to Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Department of Geography was well represented at the 60th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) held in Atlanta, from November 13 to 16.
Fly-in/Fly-out is now common practice among resource sector workers. However, transient workers may be a cost to host communities through their use of infrastructure and services and contribute little to community development. Addressing these problems is the focus of this research.