Bradnee Chambers –
Sharks are more valuable when left alive, rather than finned, says Bradnee Chambers, executive secretary of UNEP's Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. But much more needs to be done to protect them.
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud –
Fishing in Somali waters must not be allowed to remain a free-for-all, where far-flung foreign fleets exploit the ecosystem in unsustainable ways, says Somalian president Hassan Sheikh Mahmud.
Illegal fishing remains a major global problem today, especially among small-scale fisheries that provide food and livelihoods for millions of families. Ocean experts weigh in on how to end the problem.
Ocean ecosystems account for a major part of many East Asian economies. In a region so dependent on its seas, can economic growth in coastal and marine areas be sustainable? The emerging concept of the Blue Economy shows that yes, it can.
One of the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals is to conserve and sustainable use oceans and marine resources. World leaders should act quickly to prohibit subsidies that catalyse overfishing, say experts from the Global Ocean Commission.
The new McKinsey report, Design for sustainable fisheries, explores the best means of establishing sustainable fisheries around the world, based on a clear understanding of the options and their biological ...