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Quickly comparing and understanding different fishery management approaches (and their outcomes) is a useful and important skill for policy makers.

Now, a group of students (and one professor) at the U...

Thanks to Global Fishing Watch, a new partnership between Oceana, SkyTruth, and Google, scientists may be getting closer to figuring out how much of the world’s ocean is fished—but discrepancies in th...

The relationship between food and environment is one of the most important conservation issues in the anthropocene. Currently, agriculture uses 38% of the world’s land and accounts for over 90% of fre...

Every year, in collaboration with Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC), commercial halibut fishermen, through the Pacific Halibut Management Associ...

A paper released June 2018 in Nature Climate Change mapped the effects of future emissions on marine protected areas (MPAs) around the world.  The paper concludes: "Although MPAs are widely promoted a...

The Wild Pacific halibut commercial fishery in British Columbia Canada is one of the most sustainable and well managed fisheries on the planet.

Each year before the season starts, Canada and the United...

In 1989 Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and commercial halibut fishermen began working collaboratively to improve the sustainability of the wild Pacific halibut fishery. This involved moving from a...

Over the past 30 years, leading scientists in ecology and conservation biology have been claiming a biodiversity crisis, and have documented global extinctions of birds and mammals occurring at rates...

The wild Pacific halibut fishery opens March 24th 2018.

Commercial fishing families up and down the BC coast are readying their boats and fishing gear. Fresh wild Pacific halibut will be available at r...

A Simon Fraser University researcher has determined that no serious damage was done to B.C.’s coast following the Fukushima nuclear-power-plant disaster in Japan seven years ago.

Read the full story he...

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