Media

Interview on Radio Canada with Dyhia Belhabib, researcher at UBC's Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (in French). Read More >

Study recommends insurers consult lists of illegal, unreported, unregulated boats before granting coverage Read More >

Management and ownership by local fishing communities appears to benefit reefs Read More >

More than 10 per cent of the world’s population could face malnutrition within the next few decades due to falling fish catches, warns a new study. The study, conducted by scientists at the University of British Columbia and Harvard and published Wednesday in Nature, combines data on fish populations and nutritional needs around the world. […] Read More >

15 June 2016 Christopher Golden and colleagues calculate that declining numbers of marine fish will spell more malnutrition in many developing nations. How will the 10 billion people expected to be living on Earth by 2050 obtain sufficient and nutritious food? This is one of the greatest challenges humanity faces. Global food systems must supply […] Read More >

Coral reefs are under tremendous pressure from climate change, ocean acidification, and overfishing. A growing number are bleached a deathly white. This year has seen the worst global coral bleaching event since 1998. Read More >

A study published by UBC's IOF researchers, in Nature Communications, suggests smaller catches may indicate oceans with less fish. Read More >

Dr. Rashid Sumaila is the author of a new report titled “Trade Policy Options for Sustainable Oceans and Fisheries”. Read More >

Dr. Sumaila discussed illegal trade in natural resources, and WTO rules on farm goods and fish. Read More >

An estimation of the economic impacts of this oil spill on Metro Vancouver’s marine-related economic activities, including commercial fishing and tourism activities. Read More >