UBC Fisheries Centre
Marine predators in trouble: UBC researchers
Iconic marine predators such as sharks, tunas, swordfish, and marlins are becoming increasingly rare under current fishing trends, say University of British Columbia researchers.
Dec 5, 2011
Shame and honour increase cooperation: UBC study informs future strategy for tackling global challenges
onour and shame work equally well in encouraging social cooperation, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and the Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology.
Jun 1, 2011
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
UBC and The Nippon Foundation launch $13-million research program to predict the future of oceans
UBC researchers today launched a $13-million, nine-year research program with Japan’s Nippon Foundation to study the future of the world’s oceans and to monitor the impact of human activities on seafood resources.
Dec 5, 2010
Seafood stewardship questionable: UBC-Scripps experts
The world’s most established fisheries certifier is failing on its promises as rapidly as it gains prominence, according the world’s leading fisheries experts from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California at San Diego and elsewhere.
Sep 1, 2010