From carbon-based cryptocurrencies to reward programmes for green projects, blockchain is helping tackle issues of transparency, accountability and traceability. What are the most innovative uses of blockchain, and is it actually working?
Liu Nengye –
China's opposition to new Marine Protected Areas in the Antarctic may be softening, as it signed for the first time a partnership with the European Union that aims to enhance international ocean governance.
Aquaculture is the only way to meet soaring seafood demand, but it is not without sustainability challenges. Breakthrough Institute's conservation programme director Linus Blomqvist explores how to make the practice more sustainable.
Getting businesses on board, financing sustainable aquaculture in developing economies, and fortifying coastal communities against sea level rise are ways forward in ocean conservation, says Conservation International's Bruno Vander Velde.
The world's wild fisheries have already been fished to the sustainable limit. Could sustainable, productive aquaculture make up for this and feed the world? Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, say yes.
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 ...