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(June 7, 2024) Providing a basic income could boost global gross domestic product (GDP) by $US163 trillion while acting to curb environmental degradation, UBC research has found. Read More

(February 28, 2024) We sat down with Dr. Sumaila to discuss his perspective on being an African researcher in North America, especially during February’s Black History Month. Read More

(February 7, 2024) He was appointed by the University of Pretoria's Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development. Read More

(January 11, 2024) This UBC prof is making waves worldwide in sustainable ocean resource management Read More

(December 7, 2023) Article originally posted at Four marine scientists are rowing 5,000 kilometres across the Atlantic to raise half a million dollars for ocean conservation. The all-woman ‘Salty Science’ crew is taking part in the World’s Toughest Row – Atlantic 2023, where teams row without stopping and without support from San Sebastian de La Gomera in […] Read More

(October 16, 2023) Dr. Rashid Sumaila was a panelist as part of the “World Food Day 2023: Water is Life. Water is Food. Leave no one behind” event on October 16, 2023 Read More

(September 29, 2023) Internationally renowned fisheries researcher, Dr. Ussif Rashid Sumaila, has been recognized by the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco with the 2023 Albert I Grand Medal in the Science category. Read More

(September 6, 2023) Over 120 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent could be sequestered every year by 2050 by applying a market-based solution (MBS) to global fisheries that would allow fishers to decide whether – at certain times – it is more profitable to go fish or to remain at port. Read More

(June 29, 2023) The Fisheries Economics Research Unit (FERU) and the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries would like to welcome Ema Fatima. Originally from India, her early life was spent in a landlocked state, situated close to the eastern Himalayan range. During her undergraduate studies in a coastal city that they were first introduced to marine-related subjects […] Read More

(June 8, 2023) In some African countries, the rate of single-use plastic waste is increasing. Article from the Solving FCB unit. Read More