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Ahead of the G7 Summit, UBC researchers played key role in shaping marine policies

UBC researchers applied their expertise to tackle key ocean-based challenges and help shape marine policies.

Small in size, but mighty in impact

Salps are fascinating organisms that have a huge impact on the planet’s ability to manage climate change.

Hakai Coastal Initiative’s Marine Food Webs Working Group

This collaborative research unit aims to understand how marine food webs operate, with a particular focus on British Columbia’s coastal ocean.

Marine and Freshwater Miscellanea – FCRR 26(2)

New Fisheries Centre Research Report comprises of contributions covering a variety of fish and fishery related topics.

Using sound to unravel how animal behavior in complex environments

MMRU Research Associate, Mei Sato, uses bio-acoustic data to study the interactions between Chinook salmon and killer whales

Appetite for luxurious shark fin soup drives massive shark populations decline

“Extinction must not make the decision for us," co-author Daniel Pauly says.

William Cheung named member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Dr. Cheung is highly effective in helping local and international communities understand how their actions are affecting the oceans.

Climate change fuels accumulation of pollutants in Chinook salmon, killer whales

Southern resident killer whales that exist along the Pacific Northeast Coast eat Chinook salmon, and these two predators are impacted by increased pollutant bioaccumulation driven by climate change

Drawing First Blood

Researchers publish first reference ranges for Steller sea lions

Effective fisheries management can reduce extinction risk of marine fish stocks from climate change