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(July 19, 2016) Study recommends insurers consult lists of illegal, unreported, unregulated boats before granting coverage Read More >

(July 19, 2016) Management and ownership by local fishing communities appears to benefit reefs Read More >

(July 19, 2016) 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 >

(July 19, 2016) 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 >

(July 19, 2016) 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 >

(January 29, 2016) A study published by UBC's IOF researchers, in Nature Communications, suggests smaller catches may indicate oceans with less fish. Read More >

(January 29, 2016) Dr. Rashid Sumaila is the author of a new report titled “Trade Policy Options for Sustainable Oceans and Fisheries”. Read More >

(January 18, 2016) Dr. Sumaila discussed illegal trade in natural resources, and WTO rules on farm goods and fish. Read More >

(November 27, 2015) 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 >

(November 27, 2015) A FERU research team released a working paper examining the current status, existing and potential threats, and plausible future scenarios of fisheries in the South China Sea. Read More >