In late September, the Sea Around Us principal investigator, Dr. Daniel Pauly, was among the virtual presenters at the World Fisheries Congress 2021, which was held in a hybrid format that included in-person and online presentations, recorded sessions and discussion forums.
Two years after the release of Daniel Pauly: Un Océan de Combats, the English version of the biography of the Sea Around Us principal investigator is now available in bookstores.
Titled The Ocean’s Whistleblower: The Remarkable Life and Work of Daniel Pauly, the 342-page tome goes over Dr. Pauly’s scientific career as the whistleblower who alerted the public about the devastation caused to marine ecosystems by the global fishing industry.
A simple fish stock assessment model applied to over 500 years of catch data demonstrated that if Canadian authorities had allowed for the rebuilding of the stock of northern Atlantic cod off Newfoundland and Labrador in the 1980s, annual catches of about 200,000 tonnes could have been sustained.Continue reading
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Seeking to improve data access, avoid time delays, and provide a better user experience to enhance meaningful analysis and research, we have partnered with UBC Cloud Innovation Center (UBC CIC).
Prominent researchers in the fields of biology and fisheries science are set to gather on September 6-7, 2021, in Paris to celebrate the 30th anniversary of FishBase and the 15th anniversary of SeaLifeBase.
Hosted at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, on the banks of the river Seine, the FishBase and SeaLifeBase Symposium will bring together renowned scientists such as Daniel Pauly, Rainer Froese, Jessica Meeuwig, Jos Snoeks, among others, who will present the different uses of FishBase and SeaLifeBase in the fields of ecology, biogeography, fisheries, taxonomy and aquariology.Continue reading