Ocean Watch research

Let America’s marine monuments stand

Writing for Desert Fox, Marine biologist, John B Horne, says fisheries need more faith in marine resource management programmes.

Originally published March  29 2017


Tiny forage fish at bottom of food web to get new protections

Writing for Kuow.org, Alistair Band reckons sardines, herring and other small fish species are the foundation of the marine food web — essential food for birds, marine mammals and other fish. But globally, demand for these so-called forage species has exploded, with many going to feed the livestock and fish farming industries.

Originally published on April 7.

Closing parts of the ocean to fishing not enough to protect marine ecosystems, says a University of Washington fisheries professor, Ray Hillborn

Originally published in Science Daily on June 13 2016