A recent study by Global Fishing Watch uncovered the largest ever-recorded case of illegal fishing by dark fleets. David Kroodsma, director of research and innovation at GFW, explains the significance of this study and why it may signal a new era in ocean transparency and accountability.
Over the past 15 years, fishery improvement projects (FIPs) have become the most widespread approach for using the leverage of the seafood industry to support fisheries on a path toward sustainability.
Dr. Lubchenco discusses where she sees solutions already underway in driving transformative change for the ocean and why she is hopeful that ocean-based climate solutions will continue to gain traction in policy dialogues.
A multi-country public opinion survey indicates widespread public recognition of threats to the ocean and support for protective measures. This post previews the study’s key findings and provides access to the global and country-level reports for readers to learn more.
Mark Michelin, Director at CEA Consulting, contributed analysis to the recent High Level Panel report. He reviews this analysis to unpack how ocean-based measures could provide up to 21% of emissions reductions required by 2050 to limit warming to 1.5°C.
Dr. Jean-Pierre Gattuso shares findings from the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere, of which he served as coordinating lead author. He shares how he hopes the policy community will act upon the report’s findings and dives into what he sees as the most promising ocean-based mitigation measures.
We analyze the most recent IPCC report which outlines how climate change is affecting the global ocean and the Earth’s ice, and associated implications for marine ecosystems and human communities.
This perspective piece was provided by Meg Caldwell, Deputy Director of Oceans at the Packard Foundation, upon the web-based launch of Our Shared Seas in April 2019.