News and Press
Monday, 8th August 2011
Managing aquaculture’s net benefits. An article prepared by Michele Sabto from the CSIRO flagship magazine ECOS on the issues and concerns of the growing demand for aquaculture products based on the WorldFish report Blue Frontiers: Managing the environmental costs of aquaculture. Also reported in the International Business Times and Science Alert.
Tuesday, 14th June 2011
Stephen J. Hall, Anne Delaporte, Michael Phillips, Malcolm Beveridge and Mark O’Keefe June 2011 A new and comprehensive analysis released by WorldFish and Conservation International (CI) has investigated the environmental impact of the world’s major aquaculture production systems and species, and offers a first-ever global assessment of trends and impacts of cultivated seafood. The...
Tuesday, 14th June 2011
Read the interviews on the launch of our report: “Blue Frontiers: managing the environmental costs of aquaculture” by the following major media: As reported on BBC As reported on CNN As reported on The Guardian As reported on Voice of America As reported on Huffington Post
Wednesday, 1st June 2011
Amena Khatun, a widow of Saliabukpur village in the Ganges Delta of Bangladesh, sheds tears when asked about the night of November 15, 2007, when Cyclone Sidr struck. "I will never forget that night," she says, "I have never seen such a flood in my life. My house was destroyed in a moment. Water was entering my yard and the water level rose. The pond was flooded and all the fish escaped."...
Sunday, 1st May 2011
Aquaculture currently produces more than 50 per cent of all fish and seafood products that are consumed worldwide. With ongoing intensification and global networking, aquaculture is creating an increasing demand for infrastructure and supporting public services, resulting in a diversity of public-private partnerships (PPPs).
Wednesday, 23rd February 2011
“Reefs at Risk Revisited” report presents comprehensive analysis threats to coral reefs WASHINGTON D.C.//LONDON (February 23, 2011)— A new comprehensive analysis finds that 75 percent of the world’s coral reefs are currently threatened by local and global pressures. For the first time, the analysis includes threats from climate change, including warming seas and rising ocean...
Tuesday, 15th February 2011
A research symposium in Nouméa on 15-18 February 2011 has been organised by ACIAR and Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) to support the development of sustainable tropical sea cucumber aquaculture.
Saturday, 2nd October 2010
The past month, I attended the START- Regional Workshop on Southeast Asia Climate Change and Health Issues in Taiwan with representatives from about 15 different countries, mostly South East Asia. Here I reflect the synthesis of my understanding during the event. My background in natural resource management and recent work research interest in climate change adaptation kept me conveniently...
Wednesday, 29th September 2010
Indian scientist Modadugu Gupta has taught Bangladeshi farmers to transform stagnant ditches and ponds into lucrative fish farms, improving rural economies and providing better nutrition. Gupta sees fish farming as a means to jobs and food. Source: http://www.america.gov/gupta.html
Sunday, 29th August 2010
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna , Philippines - — Three international and regional institutions and a state university pooled their expertise and resources toward enriching a database on climate change. Source : http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=607024&publicationSubCategoryId=77