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Women Are a Major but Overlooked Part of Fishing Economies, New Report Finds

Women Are a Major but Overlooked Part of Fishing Economies, New Report Finds

Women represent nearly half of the global fisheries workforce, yet their contributions to the industry remain about as visible — particularly to researchers and policymakers — as the buried clams they dig up from the seabed’s muddy bottom. Read full story here.

Rashid Sumaila wins a 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award

Rashid Sumaila wins a 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award

The Peter Benchley Ocean Awards are the world’s preeminent ocean awards and are unique in acknowledging outstanding achievement across many sectors of society leading to the protection of our ocean, coasts and the communities that depend on them. Read more here: http://peterbenchleyoceanawards.org/