Ten million tonnes of fish wasted every year despite declining fish stocks

Ten million tonnes of fish wasted every year despite declining fish stocks

Almost 10% of the world’s total catch in the last decade was discarded due to poor fishing practices and inadequate management.

Illegal foreign fishing and lack of reporting threaten Sierra Leone’s fisheries sector

Illegal foreign fishing and lack of reporting threaten Sierra Leone’s fisheries sector

The study estimates that more than 42,000 tonnes of fish were caught illegally in 2015 alone.

For Canada’s 150th anniversary, fisheries scientists want concrete action

For Canada’s 150th anniversary, fisheries scientists want concrete action

In an essay in the new book, REFLECTIONS OF CANADA, fisheries scientists Daniel Pauly, Rashid Sumaila and William Cheung mark a roadmap of what can be done to rebuild Canada’s fish stocks.

Croonian Medal and Lecture (Royal Society of London)

This prize lecture is the premier lecture in the biological sciences and is delivered annually at the Royal Society in London. Deadline: late January annually

Francis Crick Medal and Lecture (Royal Society of London)

For early career Commonwealth citizens in biological sciences; preference given to genetics, molecular biology and neurobiology. Deadline: Nominations close in late January

Copley Medal (Royal Society of London)

Awarded annually for outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science, though it alternates between the physical and biological sciences (odd and even years respectively). Deadline: late January annually

Marine Mammal Skeleton Exhibit

Marine Mammal Skeleton Exhibit

Showcasing the whale, dolphin and sea lion skeletons on display in the Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL) building