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Despite global efforts to increase the area of the ocean that is protected, only four per cent of it lies within marine protected areas (MPAs).
By balma on October 26, 2015
Dr. Richard Beamish to deliver the 12th Larkin Lecture.
By balma on October 21, 2015
The new web platform provides the first comprehensive coverage of both reported and unreported fish caught by every country in the world.
By balma on July 27, 2015
The dramatic decline is caused by a variety of factors including overfishing of the fish seabirds rely on for food, birds getting tangled in fishing gear, plastic and oil pollution, introduction of non-native predators to seabird colonies, destruction and changes to seabird habitat, and environmental and ecological changes caused by climate change.
By balma on July 9, 2015
Climate change is forcing fish out of their current habitats and into cooler waters and many more species will soon be affected if climate goals are not met, say scientists.
By balma on July 2, 2015
The global supply of seafood is set to change substantially and many people will not be able to enjoy the same quantity and dishes in the future due to climate change and ocean acidification, according to UBC scientists. These findings were released today in Japan by the Nereus program, an international research team led by […]
By balma on June 30, 2015