How small-scale fishers are struggling amid COVID-19 crisis

As COVID-19 affects global food systems, tremendous impacts are being felt by coastal communities and small-scale fishers, many of whom are self-employed and rely on the catch to feed their own households or local communities.

Breathing space for a marine world under pressure

A small, motorized fishing boat heads out to sea from the port of Sinabang, leaving behind the remote island of Simeulue, off the coast of western Sumatra. Noticeable on the deck is a tangle of plastic tubes, linked up to ...

ISSF releases new non-entangling and biodegradable FADs guide

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) has published a best-practices guide—based on years of ISSF scientific research and fleet collaboration worldwide, including at skippers workshops—to help tuna ...

The 'freak wave' myth

As a nation "girt by sea," Australians live with the joy and risks of the ocean.

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