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Dr. Nicola Smith is bringing together knowledge creators from diverse groups across Canada to uncover the true scale of greenhouse gas emissions created by Canada’s ocean industries, and ways to best offset these emissions.

Dr. Deng Palomares discusses how her research spurs collective action for ocean health, and how poverty creates barriers for marine stewardship.

Scientists are calling on the World Trade Organization (WTO) to ban subsidies that can cause overfishing at its meeting next week.

This new group will advise the presidents of Canada’s three federal research funding agencies - CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC.

Elders reported that salmon catches are one sixth what they were 50 to 70 years ago, and that the loss of salmon had taken a toll on their communities, especially their ability to teach young people about the fish.

New research has pinpointed four high-traffic areas in the Pacific Ocean that should be considered of high priority for the conservation of tuna, blue marlin and swordfish.

Students from IOF and other departments at UBC headed off on a whale-watching adventure.

Efforts to rebuild the stock should be focused all along Newfoundland and Labrador's coast, not just in the south, says Dr. George Rose.

The living map synthesizes information about ancestral mariculture across the Pacific Ocean and describes the work that a number of communities are undertaking to reawaken diverse sea gardens.

Using methods to detect when the animals are catching prey and to model their energy expenditure will be key to understanding the differences between these neighbouring whale populations.