Speaking at an event in Singapore, the revered conservationist likened the custom of eating shark's fin to people in medieval England watching public hangings for entertainment, and said culture will change in time.
John Tanzer –
While there is clear potential for the Blue Economy to provide jobs and growth especially to developing nations, the current level of exploitation of our oceans must first be addressed, warns WWF International's John Tanzer.
Craig Hanson and Richard WaiteTim SearchingerJanet Ranganathan –
According to the WRI's new Creating a Sustainable Food Future report, innovative solutions are needed to close the gap between the food currently available and that needed by 2050, without destroying the environment. Here are 10 ideas.
Melina Kourantidou –
Artificial intelligence has the potential to cut monitoring and operational fishing costs and improve efficiency in fisheries management, writes environmental economist Melina Kourantidou.
Despite its swift rise, the sustainable seafood movement’s work is far from done. To safeguard the future of fish, more seafood businesses must commit to sustainability, and consumers must be even more resolute in demanding a transparent seafood supply chain and supporting sustainability with every purchase.
Micah Castelo, Mongabay.com –
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
Jessica Cheam –
A new enterprise - Net-Works - by Interface and the Zoological Society of London, which recycles old fishing nets into carpets while lifting the incomes of poor fishing communities, is expanding from the Philippines' coastlines to Cameroon's lake reserves.
Medilyn Manibo –
Actor Ian Somerhalder wanted to shine more attention on the world’s ocean in this video as he visited the Aquarius, an underwater chamber that was home to oceanographer Fabien Cousteau before he completed Mission 31.
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 ...