Write a 5 to 8 (max) paragraph essay answering the following question. You will be graded on the Paper 2 IB essay  markband.

Evaluate a national conservation policy implemented to provide sustainable fish yields. [10]

This CS will double up with your core topic 3 CS on conservation strategies. IB outcome:

Evaluate a strategy at a local or national scale aimed at reducing the consumption of one resource.


Evaluate: Make an appraisal by weighing up the strengths and limitations

Possible case studies:

  • Sea of Cortez – (recommended)
  • South African Sustainable Seafood Initiative
  • Canadian Sustainable fisheries framework (SFF)
  • Any other with teacher consent
Your essay must include:
  • A title
  • A thesis statement (underlined)
  • A clear definition of sustainability
  • At least 10 vocabulary terms directly related to this unit, underlined and defined either in the text or in a footnote
  • maps
  • Graphs
  • Varying perspectives on the issue
  • 3 – 5 sources mainly coming from jstor, Ebsco or Questia
  • MLA, in-text citations


RIO +20 UN conference on sustainale development

My Diigo library


Tragedy of the commons:

Limits to economic growth:

Sustainable Fishing: