Fish buffered from recent marine heatwaves, showing there’s still time to act on climate change
Fish were surprisingly resilient to marine heatwaves before 2019, highlighting the need to keep seas from warming further, according to new research
Aug 30, 2023
Study finds 30 per cent of global fish catch is unreported
Countries drastically underreport the number of fish caught worldwide, according to a new study, and the numbers obscure a significant decline in the total catch .
Jan 19, 2016
Researchers identify nine steps to save waterways
Nine guiding principles for clean water and sustainable fisheries from a team of Canadian biologists.
Jan 31, 2014
Conservation risk highest off coasts of Canada, Mexico, Peru and New Zealand: UBC research
University of British Columbia researchers have identified conservation “hot spots” around the world where the temptation to profit from overfishing outweighs the appetite for conservation.
Feb 20, 2012
Window into world’s future oceans unveiled by NF-UBC Nereus team
An international team from the Nippon Foundation-University of British Columbia Nereus program has unveiled the first global model of life in the world’s oceans, allowing scientists and policymakers to predict – and show through 3D visualizations – the state of life in the oceans of the future.
Feb 18, 2012
UBC researchers use Google Earth to verify Mediterranean fish farming data
The Great Wall of China is not the only thing you can see from space. Fish farming cages are clearly visible through Google Earth’s satellite images and University of British Columbia researchers have used them to estimate the amount of fish being cultivated in the Mediterranean.
Feb 8, 2012
Fishing down food web leaves fewer big fish, more small fish in past century: UBC research
Predatory fish such as cod, tuna, and groupers have declined by two-thirds over the past 100 years, while small forage fish such as sardine, anchovy and capelin have more than doubled over the same period, according to UBC researchers.
Feb 18, 2011
Alternative animal feed part of global fisheries crisis fix: UBC study
Finding alternative feed sources for chickens, pigs and other farm animals will significantly reduce pressure on the world’s dwindling fisheries while contributing positively to climate change, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Nov 17, 2009