APPG explores socio-economic solutions for UK fishing communities
Speakers on socio-economic impacts fishing communities at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fisheries were Deborah Layde, Arina Morova and Griffin Carpenter. Image: APPG

APPG explores socio-economic solutions for UK fishing communities

Parliamentarians and fisheries sector representatives met in Westminster to discuss the socio-economic challenges and opportunities facing fishing UK communities. The Social and Economic Sustainability event, arranged by the All Party…

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First steps in regulating Arctic fisheries
The Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean aims to put science first in managing emerging fisheries in the Arctic. Image: NOAA

First steps in regulating Arctic fisheries

The ten signatories to the Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean met earlier this month earlier to discuss science-based management of fisheries in Arctic…

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Collaboration is the key to managing hake stocks
South Africa and Namibia are encouraged by an international panel to collaborate on management of deep-sea hake stocks. Image: Sea Harvest

Collaboration is the key to managing hake stocks

A panel of five international fisheries experts has encouraged South Africa to work more closely with neighbouring Namibia in managing deep-water hake stocks. The experts, who spent a week in…

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Fisheries management is working, global analysis shows
The project builds on a decade-long international collaboration to assemble estimates of the status of fish stocks – or distinct populations of fish – around the world

Fisheries management is working, global analysis shows

Nearly half of the fish caught worldwide are from stocks that are scientifically monitored. On average, these are increasing in abundance. Effective management appears to be the main reason these…

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