Tag Archive for 'by-catch'

Climate change impacts threaten seafood security of Island nations

September 25th, 2012 by Oceana

Oceana, the largest international advocacy group working solely to protect the world’s oceans, has published “Ocean-Based Food Security Threatened in a High CO2 World”, which provides a ranking of nations that are most vulnerable to reductions in seafood production due to climate change and ocean acidification. While seafood is currently a primary source of protein […]

WWF announces $30,000 Grand Prize for 2011 International Smart Gear Design competition to reduce fisheries Bycatch

March 16th, 2011 by WWF

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), is pleased to announce the launch of the 2011 International Smart Gear Competition to find innovative ways to reduce the amount of fisheries bycatch. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Fondation Segré, International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), and the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans are supporting the 2011 competition […]