Ashley M. Robertson's research while affiliated with George Mason University and other places

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Inland recreational fisheries, found in lakes, rivers, and other landlocked waters, are important to livelihoods, nutrition, leisure, and other societal ecosystem services worldwide. Although recreationally-caught fish are frequently harvested and consumed by fishers, their contribution to food and nutrition has not been adequately quantified due t...
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Inland recreational fisheries provide numerous socio-economic benefits to fishers, families and communities. Recreationally harvested fish are also frequently consumed and may provide affordable and sustainable but undervalued contributions to human nutrition. Quantifying the degree to which recreationally harvested fish contribute to food security...
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The United States relies heavily on fossil and nuclear energy to meet its burgeoning electricity generation demands. The incumbent institutional and industrial power dynamics may support a fossil and nuclear energy status quo and have shown signs of carbon lock-in. Government research and development (R&D) funding can either be a help or hinderance...
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Inland recreational fishing, defined as primarily leisure‐driven fishing in freshwaters, is a popular pastime in the USA. State natural resource agencies endeavor to provide high‐quality and sustainable fishing opportunities for anglers. Managers often use creel and other angler survey data to inform state‐ and waterbody‐level management efforts. D...

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... Inland recreational fisheries, defined as primarily leisure-driven fishing in lakes, rivers, and other landlocked waters, are critical to human livelihoods, health and wellbeing, and other ecosystem services worldwide. Recreational fishing in inland waters occurs throughout the world and constitutes the dominant use of inland fishes in many high-income regions 1,4 . Further, there is increasing interest in building the recreational fishing industry in developing regions for economic growth through ecotourism 5,6 . ...