Power-starved Bangladesh is embracing coal-based power plant projects with companies from Korea, Malaysia and Singapore, but a Chinese-backed project is threatening fish sanctuaries. Could Bangladesh satiate power needs without going hungry for food?
Instead of bombing vessels that trespass in its waters, Malaysia will sink them in a way that promotes the formation of artificial reefs and fish breeding, a Malaysian minister said after a fisheries summit in Jakarta.
Jessica Cheam –
It is a topic that is traditionally under-covered due to the clandestine conditions surrounding trafficking, but if you look carefully, slavery in its modern form is everywhere, affecting the world’s most vulnerable people.
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.
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.
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 ...