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This specialist group is chaired by chaired by Dr. Amanda Vincent

Dr. Rashid Sumaila recognized the need to understand and address the threats facing Canada’s Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific oceans and coastal regions and to develop a shared vision for their future

With economic potential of the oceans expected to double to US$3 trillion by 2030, growth should be effectively managed so that it is sustainable and equitable.

Chinook, also known as Spring salmon, stocks in have been in decline, which has implications for entire BC marine food web

She, with Robert Blasiak (Stockholm Resilience Centre), are guest editors of the issue, and also wrote about how funding for ocean conservation and sustainable fisheries is rapidly changing and evolving beyond official traditional assistance (ODA) and philanthropy.

Are our current tuna fishing habits sustainable? Probably not, according to a new global database of tuna catches developed by Sea Around Us

IOF-related experts recommend the one policy action they would use to address the climate crisis

Unmitigated climate change could net fisheries in the Arctic 37 times more fish than current annual catch amounts by the end of the century

Hakai Coastal Initiative Marine Food Webs Working Group (FWWG) undertook a 10-day sampling trip which looked at day/night behaviour of bacteria, protists, zooplankton, and parasites in the Strait of Georgia.

New equipment creates environmental conditions that mimic the projected future state of our oceans, allowing them play out "what if" scenarios for situations like climate change.