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Researchers investigate the ‘whole enchilada’ in Tasman Sea

Researchers investigate the ‘whole enchilada’ in Tasman Sea

The research voyage focused on establishing the relationship between open ocean production and coastal fisheries off southeastern Australia.

Rashid Sumalia

UBC professor wins Volvo Environment Prize

The 2017 Volvo Environment Prize has been awarded to Dr. Rashid Sumaila, professor in UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries for his innovative work in fisheries economics and sustainable governance of ocean resources.

Brian Hunt joins the Canada C3 cruise for marine DNA project

Brian Hunt joins the Canada C3 cruise for marine DNA project

Dr. Hunt will conduct research for the Trans-Canada eDNA Biodiversity Mapping Project.

Some marine species more vulnerable to climate change than others

Some marine species more vulnerable to climate change than others

Species most at-risk include the Eastern Australian salmon, yellowbar angelfish, toli shad, sohal surgeonfish and spotted grouper.

Going diving in the tropics? Don’t eat the reef fish!

Going diving in the tropics? Don’t eat the reef fish!

Reducing tourist consumption of reef fish is critical for Palau’s ocean sustainability, finds a new UBC study that suggests other small island nations might also consider adopting this strategy.

Daniel Pauly

Daniel Pauly awarded Royal Society of Canada’s Sir John Willam Dawson medal

Sir John William Dawson Medal celebrates sustained contributions to interdisciplinary research.

William Cheung receives the ICES Prix d’ Excellence Award

William Cheung receives the ICES Prix d’ Excellence Award

The ​​​​​​​​​​Prix d’Excellence is awarded every three years in recognition of the highest level of achievement in marine sciences.