Small-scale fisheries have big impact on oceans
A new UBC study has found that small-scale fisheries may have a much larger impact on ocean ecosystems than previously thought, due to a lack of data on their development over time.
Sep 13, 2017
UBC researchers catch rare video of wild seahorse birth
The expectant father clings to seagrass and soon tiny creatures resembling filaments of string begin to emerge from deep within a pouch on his abdomen.
Dec 21, 2015
Unsustainable shrimp a jumbo problem
Ahead of World Oceans Day on June 8, a UBC researcher discusses how shrimp trawling ‘clear cuts’ the ocean floor.
Jun 3, 2014
Citizen scientists spot rare seahorse in Canadian waters
UBC’s Project Seahorse announced today a rare documented sighting of a seahorse in Canadian waters.
May 22, 2014
Project Seahorse helps with recovery efforts in the Philippines
UBC’s Project Seahorse and the Zoological Society of London have long collaborated with communities in the central Philippines to study and conserve the region’s rich marine life. Those communities were struck hard by Typhoon Haiyan and UBC researchers are helping with relief efforts.
Nov 19, 2013
UBC experts on Typhoon Haiyan
UBC researchers are available to talk about Typhoon Haiyan and its impact on the Philippines, including its cause, the response and the ongoing relief efforts.
Nov 13, 2013
Crowdsourcing Seahorses: New smartphone app offers hope for seahorse science and conservation
New iSeahorse app harnesses the power of ‘citizen scientists’ to protect seahorses from overfishing and other threats.
Oct 8, 2013
Swimming with sharks
Amanda Vincent of Project Seahorse discusses Japan’s rejection of CITES trade regulation for sharks and the perils of overfishing.
Jun 26, 2013
Expedition team releases photographs of threatened double-barrier reef
A rare double-barrier reef in the Philippines is facing grave threats and urgently needs increased protection, according to new photographic evidence released today by a team of marine conservationists and photographers organized by Project Seahorse, a partnership of the University of British Columbia and the Zoological Society of London.
Apr 15, 2013