Talking Fish – Blog

Talking Fish is a marine resource economics research blog where FERU members share facts and discuss information related to their ongoing research.

(July 3, 2013) Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF) have been marginalized all over the world and regulations regarding fisheries are often focussed primarily on large industrial fishing fleets. However, SSF support up to 22 million fishers, who make up about 44% of all fishers in the primary production sector (Teh and Sumaila 2011). Read More >

(June 4, 2013) El ecoturismo mundial en torno a los tiburones genera más de USD$300 millones al año, con proyecciones de crecimiento a más de USD$780 millones al año dentro de las próximas dos décadas. Read More >

(June 4, 2013) Shark ecotourism worldwide generates over USD$300 million per year, with projected growth to over USD$780 million per year within two decades. By comparison, global shark fisheries have a landed value of around USD$600 million per year and have been declining for the past decade or so. Read More >

(May 31, 2013) In its final submission to the Joint Review Panel, the Province of British Columbia issued a resounding 'no' to approval of the Enbridge Northern Gateway project. Read More >

(May 23, 2013) During a recent radio interview with CKNW's Bill Good, Dr. Rashid Sumaila and others discussed an important question about the relative benefits of pipeline development in British Columbia. Read More >

(May 23, 2013) The common practice of ‘flagging out’, otherwise known as using ‘flags of convenience’ (FoCs) within the international shipping sector has contributed to the competitively low pricing of imported products. Read More >

(April 26, 2013) Public perceptions regarding the seal hunt have strongly influenced the economics of trade in Canadian seal products. Read More >