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Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency MCS working group meeting

From March 19 to 23, Nereus Program Fellow Katy Seto (University of Wollongong) will be attending the Pacific Islands Forum...
March 19 - March 23

34th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC)

From April 9 to 13, 2018, Nereus Program Katy Seto (University of Wollongong) will be attending the 34th Session of...
April 9 - April 13
Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa

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  • Webinar: Socially Responsible Seafood

    Nereus Program Research Associate Lydia Teh (UBC), Principal Investigator Jack Kittinger (Arizona State University), and Yoshi Ota (University of Washington) joined a webinar organized by EBMTools to discuss “Socially Responsible Seafood.”

  • Less money, more problems – getting fisheries right

    Sustainable marine fisheries seem to tick all the boxes. They can fill your belly, fill your wallet, and do it all for a fraction of the carbon emissions generated by conventional agriculture. Getting marine fisheries "right" could also help to reduce the loss of biodiversity in the ocean, and increase equity among coastal populations.

  • How blockchain is strengthening tuna traceability to combat illegal fishing

    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Australia, Fiji and New Zealand, in partnership with US-based tech innovator ConsenSys, tech implementer TraSeable and tuna fishing and processing company Sea Quest Fiji Ltd, has just launched a pilot project in the Pacific Islands tuna industry that will use blockchain technology to track the journey of tuna from “bait to plate”.