Fishing

Help A Researcher Out: Short Survey on Small-Scale Fisheries with Too Big To Ignore

Help A Researcher Out: Short Survey on Small-Scale Fisheries with Too Big To Ignore

Help a Researcher Out! Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) needs your help to highlight the characteristics of fisheries around the globe as a means to increase their visibility and help design adequate policies and management strategies that support them, one question at the time.

Help A Researcher Out: Have your say on co-location of offshore windfarms and fisheries

Help A Researcher Out: Have your say on co-location of offshore windfarms and fisheries

Help a Researcher Out! Emily Lowe (University of Liverpool, England) is working on the co-location of offshore wind farms and fisheries. If you are a fisher, work in the offshore wind industry, or are a professional who is knowledgeable about multi-use of the sea, she wants you to have your say.

Post-Harvest Losses - On the Boat, On the Shore

Post-Harvest Losses - On the Boat, On the Shore

Fishing incurs costs from many different aspects the vessel itself, fuel, fishing equipment, crew, licences, and so forth. Making sure every bit of a catch counts as income is essential especially where fishers are running on tight margins.

How special is a ‘Special Area of Conservation?

How special is a ‘Special Area of Conservation?

With proposals being put forward to open up a Welsh Special Area of Conservation sparking controversy, I ask - What is so special about a Special Area of Conservation anyway?

Climate Change Impacts on Kenya's Fishery-dependent communities

Climate Change Impacts on Kenya's Fishery-dependent communities

We know climate change is altering coral reef ecosystems, but how will these changes impact the human communities that depend on them for their livelihood?  

Community-based conservation to rebuild fish stocks

Community-based conservation to rebuild fish stocks

Vanua Levu's Nagigi community want to create an aqoliqoli  - a short-term no take marine protected area - to ensure a sustainable future.