As the Antarctic warms, krill move south to the colder ice shelves

As the Antarctic warms, krill move south to the colder ice shelves

“Krill is perhaps the largest fishing resource in the world’s oceans.”

Rashid Sumalia

Rashid Sumaila wins UBC’s President’s Award for Public Education through Media

This award celebrates active sharing of research through the news media

L’Oréal-UNESCO International Awards For Women in Science – Laureates

For eminent women in science (Life Sciences or Physical Sciences in alternating years). Deadline: usually July of that year

John C. Polanyi Award – NSERC

A university researcher or team of researchers whose work has led to a recent outstanding Canadian advance in a field of the natural sciences or engineering. Deadline: March 1, 2019

Herzberg Medal – NSERC

For both the sustained excellence and overall influence of a body of work conducted in Canada in the natural sciences or engineering. Deadline: March 1, 2019

Carbon dioxide emissions from global fisheries larger than previously thought

Carbon dioxide emissions from global fisheries larger than previously thought

Emissions from the fuel burnt by fishing boats are 30% higher than previously reported

Most female fish grow bigger than the males

Most female fish grow bigger than the males

In over 80% of fish species, the females, including those known as ‘big old fecund females,’ or BOFFS, grow bigger than the males.

Fishing pressure and climate change challenge Tokelau’s food security

Fishing pressure and climate change challenge Tokelau’s food security

Increasing fishing pressures, combined with climate change, will have a negative effect on the near-shore marine resources of Tokelau