Global seafood trade flows and developing economies

Global seafood trade flows and developing economies

Seafood exceeds the trade value of sugar, maize, coffee, rice and cocoa combined. But where is this seafood going and who is most benefiting?

Rashid Sumaila receives Benchley Ocean Award for Science

Rashid Sumaila receives Benchley Ocean Award for Science

He received the award at a gala ceremony at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.

Belated contributions on the biology of fish, fisheries and features of their ecosystems

Belated contributions on the biology of fish, fisheries and features of their ecosystems

This Fisheries Centre Research Report contains mainly contributions initially written several years or even decades ago, but not formally published.

Marine conservation must consider human rights: An appeal for a code of conduct

Marine conservation must consider human rights: An appeal for a code of conduct

The impacts of marine protected areas can undermine people’s rights or stop them from their livelihoods

New coral bleaching database to help predict fate of global reefs

New coral bleaching database to help predict fate of global reefs

A UBC-led research team has developed a new global coral bleaching database that could help scientists predict future bleaching events.

Early Career Awards (CSEE)

Recognizes outstanding accomplishments and promising future research potential in ecology and evolution by scientists early in their career. Deadline: January

Apex marine predators affected by human-made pollutants and climate change

Apex marine predators affected by human-made pollutants and climate change

Human contaminants, exacerbated by climate change, are impacting polar bears, killer whales.

Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists (Science/AAAS)

For young scientist with outstanding science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years. Deadline: July 15, 2017

Antarctica’s biodiversity not doing as well as hoped

Antarctica’s biodiversity not doing as well as hoped

Experts, including IOF’s Deng Palomares, debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a better environmental shape than the rest of the world.

Seahorses: Magical Creatures in Florida’s backyard

Seahorses: Magical Creatures in Florida’s backyard

An awareness program focused on the preservation of this species in South Florida is underway.