Media Coverage

2017

February 3. Fish economist, Dr. Rashid Sumaila, wins “Academy Award of the Sea.” The Ubyssey.

January 20. Trading for Sustainable Fisheries. IndraStra.

January 3. Food and jobs from fish hinge on Paris Agreement. Futurity.

2016

December 30. Paris warming limit will increase fish catches. Climate News Network.

December 22. Climate change could have devastating impact on global fisheries. CBC News

December 22. International climate targets good for global fisheries: B.C. researchers. Canadian Press.

December 22. Study: Nova Scotia catches could be maintained if world abides by Paris climate agreement. Local Xpress.

December 22. World’s fishing fleet to catch 25 billion fewer fish a year by 2100 unless more is done to stop climate change. Independent.

December 22. Global warming could cause fishing to decline by millions of tons each year, study says. San Diego Union-Tribune.

December 22. The Paris Climate Agreement Could Save Commercial Fishing. Gizmodo.

December 22. World’s fishing fleet to catch 25 billion fewer fish a year by 2100 unless more is done to stop climate change. Independent.

December 22. Global warming could cause fishing to decline by millions of tons each year, study says. San Diego Union-Tribune.

December 22. The Paris Climate Agreement Could Save Commercial Fishing. Gizmodo.

December 13. A court case that could impact the Nova Scotia in-shore fishery. CBC-NS Information Morning.

November 16. Arctic haven for belugas becomes Canada’s newest protected area. Globe and Mail.

October 26. Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change. University of Winnipeg News Centre.

October 6. Global fisheries will lose $10B a year to climate change by 2050. Forbes.

September 22. Liu professor sets scene at 2016 Our Ocean Conference. Liu Institute for Global Issues.

September 12. Public forum on pipeline and energy strategy at SFU held by Terry Beech. The Peak.

September 12. I cambiamenti climatici causeranno forti perdite economiche al settore ittico. pesceinrete.

September 10. Outlook is dismal for B.C.’s wild salmon. Vancouver Sun.

September 8. UBC report: climate change will decimate fisheries. Global News.

September 8. Unchecked climate change could cost fisheries billions. The Cordova Times.

September 6. Future fisheries can expect $10 billion revenue loss due to climate change. Science Daily.

September 2. How to keep plenty of fish in the sea. Halifax Metro.

August 30. High seas fisheries management could recoup losses due to climate change. UBC News.

August 29. One of the world’s biggest fisheries is on the verge of collapse. National Geographic.

August 12. Warmer global ocean pushes fish to extremes. Sport Fishing Magazine.

August 2. WWF-Canada warns that small fish are in big trouble. World Wildlife Fund News.

July 19. 5 Things About Fishing in the South China Sea. Wall Street Journal.

July 13. South China Sea ruling won’t stop plundering of ecosystem, experts say. Reuters.

July 1. Insurance industry unknowingly supports illegal fishing, UBC researchers say. CBC News.

June 27. Obama urged to create world’s largest marine reserve. Saipan Tribune.

June 15. Nutrition: fall in fish catch threatens human health. Nature.

June 15. Ten per cent of world could face malnutrition as fish stocks tumble. Globe and Mail.

June 15. Why some coral reefs thrive as others die off. CBC News.

June 15. One-fifth of the global population risks malnutrition as fish stocks decline. Motherboard.

June 8. World Oceans Day. Roundhouse Radio.

June 6. Rogue fishing vessels still able to secure insurance: study. Jakarta Globe.

June 3. International treaty targeting illegal fishing takes effect. Mongabay.

May 18. Fish subsidies must come to an end to save ocean stocks (op ed). Live Science.

April 8. Sustainability of Canadian fisheries requires bold political leadership. Policy Options.

April 8. First round of UN negotiations to regulate high seas fishing concludes. Mongabay.

March 28. How to save fisheries and save jobs too. Take Part.

March 21. How the world subsidizes overfishing, in two charts. Vox.

March 14. Inuvialuit ask feds for regional environment assessment of Beaufort Sea. CBC News.

February 29. Canada in 2050 could face climate extremes at current emissions levels. Vancouver Metro.

February 29. With climate change, amended Fisheries Code no guarantee for ample seafood supply: academics. InterAksyon.

February 28. Canada in 2050: land of climate-change extremes at current emissions levels. The Province.

February 26. Nunavut filmmaker screens climate change doc in Berlin. Nunatsiaq News.

February 5. Canadian films to watch for at Berlin International Film Festival. Radio Canada International.

January 20. Oceans are running out of fish – much faster than we thought. ZME Science.

January 14. Global warming could decrease B.C. First Nations’ fish catch by half. Global News.

January 14. Global warming could decrease B.C. First Nations’ fish catch by half. KUOW.

January 14. Climate change could cut First Nations fisheries’ catch in half. Vancouver Observer.

January 13. Scientists say climate change is threatening the lifeblood of Canada’s native people. CTV News.

January 13. Scientists say climate change is threatening the lifeblood of Canada’s native people. Washington Post.


2015

November 29. Interview with UBC Associate Prof William Cheung, on climate change. CKNW.

November 26. Consequences of overfishing in the South China Sea. Bangkok Post.

November 15. Carleton partners with Kitikmeot Heritage Society on new atlas of the Fifth Thule Expedition. Carleton University Research.

November 13. Oceans and climate: moveable feast. Science.

November 13. Disappearing fish stocks are a warning we need action to head off crisis in South China Sea. South China Morning Post.

November 13. HK’s marine conservation efforts thwarted by politics, consumers save the day. Harbour Times.

November 6. Study shows popular fish consumed in Hong Kong under serious threat. Retail News Asia.

November 6. Seafood for tomorrow. China Daily USA.

November 6. South China Sea fish stocks threatened. BBC News.

November 4Study warns some South China Sea species ‘close to extinction’. Undercurrent News.

November 3. Some South China Sea fish close to extinction. Manila Times.

November 3. South China Sea dispute: fish are on brink of extinction due to conflict experts say. International Business Times.

October 26. Ocean scientists call on Liberals to restore Fisheries Act, unmuzzle researchers. CBC.

October 25. Coastal community component of ocean research gets underway in Port Mouton. Nova News Now.

October 18. The race to fish: how fishing subsidies are emptying our oceans. The Conversation.

October 16. Les océans mis à mal durant l’ère Harper, selon des scientifiques. Radio-Canada.

October 16. Canada’s ocean policy rapped. The Chronicle Herald.

June 6. Making movies that make a difference. Canstar Community News.

August 28. Ocean blob brings tropical fish to B.C. coast. CBC.

August 25. Canada absent on climate change. Vancouver Sun.

August 12. Temporary ban on fishing reflects how fragile Arctic ecosystem is. The Conversation.

August 7. Port Mouton seagrass study to monitor underwater health. CBC.

August 3. Interview with Rashid Sumaila. CBC.

July 14. Ocean trout farms in Port Mouton gets controversial lease renewal. CBC.

July 7.  Fish will have to find new habitats or perish if global warming is left unchecked. UBC Public Affairs.

July 6.  B.C. seafood prices projected to increase. Vancouver Sun.

June 18.  Beaufort’s Sea’s fish population at risk due to acidification. CBC.

June 12.  Migrating whales bring tourists. NPR.

June 8. Sold out crowds for David Suzuki on coastal tour. National Observer.

June 5. David Suzuki wows crowd in Comox. Comox Valley Record.

June 2.  On World Oceans Day let’s learn to treat the seas better. Georgia Strait.

May 27. David Suzuki bringing coastal tour to Prince Rupert. Northern View.

May 23. Filmmakers tackle environmental apocalypse two very different ways. Winnipeg Free Press.

May 11. David Suzuki to visit Comox. Comox Valley Record.

April 15. Crab and prawn fishing banned in Burrard Inlet in wake of fuel spill. The Globe and Mail.

April 13. Spill could tarnish Vancouver green brand. Vancouver Sun.

April 13. Canada’s economy needs more diversification. Vancouver Observer.

April 11. Oil spill response in English Bay falls short of ‘world class’. Vancouver Sun.

April 11. Summer tourism could be impacted by oil spill. News1130.

April 11. Who will pay for massive cleanup? News1130.

April 10. What effect will spill have on environment, wildlife, and economy? Global TV.

April 10. Finger pointing begins after spills into English Bay. Vancouver Sun.

April 10. Vancouver fuel spill.  The Tyee.

April 9. Crews work to contain oil spill. The Globe and Mail.

April 9. Oil spill shows increased tanker traffic could have dire consequences. News 1130.

March 19. Manitoba’s future 40: last 9 finalists revealed before Thursday gala. CBC.

March 16. The fisheries broadcast. CBC Radio One.

March 16. Canada would benefit from high seas fishing. Vancouver Sun.

February 23. World closes in on consensus to regulate fishing on the high seas. Scientific American.

February 22. Spreading the wealth.  The Cordova Times.

February 18. Researchers propose high seas fishing ban. Geogarage.

February 16. Researchers propose high seas fishing ban. Canadian Geographic.

February 15. Study recommends closing high seas to fishing. Farm News.

February 15.  Banning high seas fishing could benefit Canada. Market Business News.

February 14. Scientists propose high seas fishing ban. Canada Journal.

February 13. Researchers propose high seas fishing ban. FIS Canada.

February 12. High seas fishing ban could boost global catches. Science Daily.

February 12. High seas fishing ban could boost global catches, equality. The Global Source for Science News.

February 12. Researchers propose high seas fishing moratorium. Metro News.


2014

September 3. Why are we paying to destroy our high seas? Virgin Unite.

July 3.  Dr. Rashid Sumaila interview with Real News. Real News Network.

June 24. Global ocean commission report.  National Geographic Society.

June 10. How fish cool off global warming. Scientific American.

June 10. Should we close the high seas to fishing? FIS.

June 10. Unregulated deep ocean fishing threatens a 148 billion carbon sink. VICE Motherboard.

June 8. Stop high seas fishing. The Ecologist.

June 8. End high seas fishing for climate’s sake. Climate News Network.

June 5. Oceans worth $222 billion annually. Phys Org.

Jan. Running out of fish. Vancouver Real.