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An opportunity to learn ways of knowing from sea-voyaging people of the Pacific, to deeply enrich the understanding of what must be done to protect and live with the ocean. February 2, 5:00-7:00 pm, at Liu Institute for Global Issues. RSVP now!

Nearly two-thirds of coral reef shark and ray species worldwide are threatened with extinction, a new study in Nature Communications, co-authored by the Sea Around Us’ Maria ‘Deng’ Palomares shows.

A chemical used in the production of toilet paper and 'forever chemicals' have been found in the bodies of orcas in B.C. , including the endangered southern resident killer whales.

The Sea Around Us is co-organizer of the workshop "Marine Biodiversity Knowledges & Governance" taking place on February 2, 2023.

An op-ed article by Drs. William Cheung and Rashid Sumaila regarding the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, or COP15, that is currently taking place opened in Montreal.

Like its predecessors, this Fisheries Centre Research Report is a grab-bag of contributions from Dr. Daniel Pauly and associates.

With partnerships spanning across disciplines, sectors and borders, and with academics and non-academics (including Indigenous communities, NGOs, policy makers, businesses and media) collaboration is at the centre of their work.

Two UBC researchers are exploring the problem of dwindling salmon runs from opposite ends of the knowledge continuum—cutting edge genomics, and empirical evidence gathered over millennia by the Indigenous Peoples of the coast.

Penguin guano from the Galápagos is helping UBC researchers track microplastic pollution from around the globe

Trends in global aquaculture growth rates reveal that the 101 million tonnes of farmed fish intergovernmental bodies expect countries to produce by 2030 may be unrealistic.