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Ambassador of France to Canada, Kareen Rispal, awarded Daniel Pauly the Chevalier de la Légion D’Honneur.

The report, produced by the Fish Tracker Initiative in collaboration with the Sea Around Us, states that 32% of the 97 stocks targeted by fishing giants are overfished.

The research voyage focused on establishing the relationship between open ocean production and coastal fisheries off southeastern Australia.

Rashid Sumalia
The 2017 Volvo Environment Prize has been awarded to Dr. Rashid Sumaila, professor in UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries for his innovative work in fisheries economics and sustainable governance of ocean resources.

Dr. Hunt will conduct research for the Trans-Canada eDNA Biodiversity Mapping Project.

“Salmon are one of the most culturally, ecologically, and economically important fish in British Columbia, however, their stocks have been declining," said Program leader, Dr. Brian Hunt

Species most at-risk include the Eastern Australian salmon, yellowbar angelfish, toli shad, sohal surgeonfish and spotted grouper.

Reducing tourist consumption of reef fish is critical for Palau’s ocean sustainability, finds a new UBC study that suggests other small island nations might also consider adopting this strategy.

Daniel Pauly
Sir John William Dawson Medal celebrates sustained contributions to interdisciplinary research.

The ​​​​​​​​​​Prix d'Excellence is awarded every three years in recognition of the highest level of achievement in marine sciences.