Reflections on Breaking Down Silos in Fisheries Science

In 2023, OceanCanada Scientific Director Dr. Rashid Sumaila was recognized and awarded by multiple organizations for his significant contributions to advancing the cause of utilizing economics in the sustainable management of environmental resources, particularly for the benefit of future generations and our most vulnerable communities. His awards included the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, the […]

“Who stands to benefit?” To engage in deep-sea mining or not. Not, say international scientists

Article originally posted at UBC Oceans. Deep sea mining will produce far too little benefits for the harm it will cause. That is the result of an analysis by marine scientists and policy experts from around the globe, led by OceanCanada Scientific Director Dr. Rashid Sumaila from the University of British Columbia. While advocates of […]

Event – Vanishing Fish: The Fight for Global Ocean Justice

Originally posted on the Sea Around Us website. Three leading environmental thinkers discuss the global fight for ocean justice, in a world grappling with the impacts of overfishing and climate change. They will also discuss the ‘ call to end fishing on the high seas – as well as reflect on the Tyler Prize, which […]

Dr. Rashid Sumaila named as 2022 AAAS Fellow

This article was originally posted at oceans.ubc.ca. Click here to view. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has elected Dr. Rashid Sumaila to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, among the most distinct honours within the global scientific […]

Rashid Sumaila wins RSC’s Miroslaw Romanowski Medal for scientific work relating to environmental problems

Dr. Rashid Sumaila, OceanCanada Scientific Director and University Killam professor in UBC Science’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, as well as the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs in the Faculty of Arts, has won the Royal Society of Canada (RSC)’s Miroslaw Romanowski Medal for scientific work relating to environmental problems. “This is […]

Dr. Rashid Sumaila wins SSHRC’s Impact Award, Partnership Category

Dr. Rashid Sumaila, University Killam Professor in UBC Science’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, as well as the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs in the Faculty of Arts, has won the 2021 Impact Award – Partnership category, from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Prof. Sumaila is one of the […]

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