Stories tagged "fisheries"

March 6, 2019

Climate Change Ocean Impacts Detailed in New Studies

Two new studies shed greater light on the impacts that climate change is having on oceans and fisheries.  A study published last weekend in the Journal Science found that climate change has caused a 4.1 percent decline between 1930 and 2010 in the global productivity...

February 16, 2019

Putting the “Blue” into the Green New Deal

By Mark Spalding and Angel Braestrup As we have written before (Roundtable Discussion, Looking at the Small Details, The New Blue Economy, Sustainable Blue Economy Conference), the (new) Blue Economy is the subset of the ocean economy’s activities that are positive...

January 10, 2019

Defense Think Tank Wades into Ocean Sustainability Fight

A new “front” opened yesterday in the fight to ensure that the world’s ocean resources are used sustainably, with the launch of the Stephenson Ocean Security Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).  The Project’s...

January 8, 2019

Climate change is an increasing challenge for fishing industry

Warming ocean temperatures are causing massive changes for fishermen, some of which may force them out of business, according to several recent stories examining the impacts of climate change on the fishing industry.  Various valuable fish species all around the U.S....