Balancing risks in the management of contaminated first nations fisheries

Author Name: 
Wiseman, C. L., Gobas, F. A.
Publication Date: 
Saturday, December 18, 2010
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When Canada looked to ban certain kinds of fisheries and restrict fishing seasons, they did so only to stop major diseases like Cancer. Its important according to Wiseman and Gobas to look at the littler details when making decisions on how to restrict fisheries. ‘The results suggest that the health risks of dietary changes among aboriginal peoples may be as significant as those related to eating dioxin contaminated shellfish.’