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Climate change jaw dropper: Great white shark could one day prowl B.C. waters

If ocean temperatures continue to climb, you’re going to need a bigger boat.

Steller sea lion research front and centre at the Vancouver Aquarium

The Aquarium's new Steller Bay highlights research done by IOF's Marine Mammal Research Unit's Drs. Andrew Trites and David Rosen.

Daniel Pauly named Chevalier de la Légion D’Honneur by French government

Chevalier is a distinction in France’s National Order of the Legion of Honour and it is granted for professional activity with “eminent accomplishments.”

Pyrosomes appearing in BC waters

Pyrosomes are free drifting tunicates, gelatinous zooplankton typically found in tropical and sub-tropical oceans

Project Seahorse celebrates 20 years of advancing marine conservation

They have integrated research and management, from community to global scales, to make a difference for seahorses and the seas.

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

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

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.

Marine Mammal Skeleton Exhibit

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

Mimi E. Lam wins Conservation Beacon Award

Awarded for her pioneering of an ethical approach to the conservation of marine resources, both natural and cultural, through interdisciplinary research and community engagement at the science-policy interface.