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Expiscor - Acidifying oceans and the future of molluscs - implications for food security

Some of the threats posed by climate change can appear rather esoteric or abstract. One of these is ocean acidification- it is not immediately obvious why we should care. A recent paper by Sara Cooley and colleagues give a good example of why the threat ...

Type: Audio

Fighting food and nutrition insecurity

The Government of Bangladesh has clearly stated that agriculture, food security and nutrition are major priorities for the country. In the 2010 Bangladesh Country Investment Plan (CIP) a coherent set of priority investment programs to improve food ...

Type: Press Release

Professor Ian Cowx awarded the prestigious International Fisheries Science Prize

Professor Ian Cowx, director of the Institute of International Fisheries at Hull University, UK, is to be awarded the prestigious International Fisheries Science Prize (2012) in recognition of his contributions to fisheries science of conservation. Prof. ...

Type: Press Release

A major step in the fight against hunger as the CGIAR Consortium attains international organization status

The CGIAR Consortium, representing the world’s largest global agriculture research partnership aimed at reducing rural poverty and hunger was officially granted international organization status today. The agreement conferring the status was signed today ...

Type: Press Release

WorldFish Director General Stephen Hall launches aquaculture podcast

WorldFish Director General Stephen Hall's essential aquaculture blog, Expiscor, is now available for mobile devices as a downloadable podcast at the iTunes Store and for viewing on the WorldFish YouTube channel. The new podcast service aims to be the ...

Type: Press Release

Green investments in the marine sector can bring tide of economic and social benefits

Healthy seas and coasts would pay healthy dividends in a green economy, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United ...

Type: Press Release

WorldFish and BRAC form partnership to boost Bangladesh aquaculture

WorldFish and the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) have signed a joint memorandum of understanding to help improve aquaculture-agriculture technologies in Khulna and Barisal, Bangladesh. "The two partners will work together to improve ...

Type: Press Release

African nations reach key aquaculture partnership

African heads of State reached agreement on key strategies to boost aquaculture on the continent at the 2005 'Fish for All' forum, organized by WorldFish. 'Fish for All' increased awareness of looming shortages in global fish supply ...

Type: Press Release

Irresponsible aquaculture could threaten environment, report warns

The global aquaculture industry needs to improve operational efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of fish farming as production climbs from 65.8 million tonnes (t) in 2008 to over 100 million t by 2030, according to a new report from WorldFish ...

Type: Press Release

75% of WorldFish's coral reefs currently under threat, new analysis finds

A new comprehensive analysis finds that 75% 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 acidification. ...

Type: Press Release

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