2020 Blog Posts

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December

Nicolas Bailly on how SeaLifeBase was built from an empty shell of FishBaseWho supports FishBase and SeaLifeBase?

November

World Fisheries Day 2020 – what research has foundSeismic surveys affecting fisheries catches

October

Daniel Pauly takes the top spot as the most cited fisheries scientists in PLoS Biology study

Study with the Sea Around Us – Indian Ocean at the University of Western Australia

Cornelia Nauen on how she helped make FishBase a reality

Preliminary assessment of 26 West African fish stocks points at overexploited populations

September

Sea Around Us updates catch numbers to 2016

Deng Palomares reveals the origins of SeaLifeBase

August

Jessika Woroniak awarded James Robert Thompson Fellowship

Popular fish species disappear from Turkey’s Marmara and Black Seas

Daniel Pauly talks about the creation of FishBase

Treating fish as a public health asset can strengthen food security in lower income countries

July

A conversation with Rainer Froese about FishBase

Popular seafood species in sharp decline around the world

COVID-19 and Brexit can help with the recovery of UK fish stocks

June

FishBase and SeaLifeBase by the numbers

Declining trend in fisheries catches threatens food security in African coastal communities

What is SeaLifeBase and how it came to be

World Oceans Day 2020 – Ocean-related content you can enjoy at home

Putting the spotlight on Southern Mediterranean, Arabian Peninsula fisheries

May

Protected areas’ location may hinder conservation efforts of refugee species

Seychelles, a baseline for a Blue Economy

Kicking off the FishBase and SeaLifeBase anniversary celebrations

Sea Around Us collaborator Rainer Froese wins Ocean Award in the Science category

April

Galápagos as a living laboratory for the Anthropocene

March

Sea Around Us’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic

A new use for museum fish specimens

Deng Palomares receives Faculty of Science Excellence in Service Award

Fisherwomen contribute tonnes of fish, billions of dollars to global fisheries

February

Billions lost as illicit fisheries trade hurting nations who can afford it least

Daniel Pauly publishes second edition of his book on how fish breathe and grow

Daniel Pauly wins BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology and Conservation Biology

January

Climate change-threatened Marshall Islands under-reporting fisheries stats

Recreational fishers catching more sharks and rays

Women in UBC Science: Maria ‘Deng’ Palomares

Are bad subsidies linked to slavery in fisheries?

Sea Around Us co-organizes event with Pulitzer Prize-winner Ian Urbina