Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
Global Fisheries Research Finds Promise and Peril: UBC research
Global fisheries, a vital source of food and revenue throughout the world, contribute between US$225-$240 billion per year to the worldwide economy, according to four new studies released today. Researchers also concluded that healthier fisheries could have prevented malnourishment in nearly 20 million people in poorer countries.
Sep 14, 2010
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
Fish Health Claims May Cause More Environmental Harm than Good: UBC-St. Michael’s Researchers
The health benefits of fish consumption have been over-dramatized and have put increased pressure on wild fish, according to a new research published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal […]
Mar 17, 2009
"Best hope at sustainable fisheries" short-changed by conservation efforts: UBC researchers
Small scale fisheries produce as much annual catch for human consumption and use less than one-eighth the fuel as their industrial counterparts, but they are dealt a double-whammy by well-intentioned […]
Aug 25, 2008