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Opinion: Some W. African Fishing Deals Appear to be "Lose-Lose"

Published Jun 24, 2022 6:58 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

Some of humanity’s largest impacts on the oceans have come from the widespread industrialization of fishing practices&n...

The Sticky Problem of Biofouling

Published Jun 19, 2022 3:28 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Shipping

[By David Adam] Like many English words and phrases, the description of something reliable as “copper-bottomed” has...

What is Killing South Africa's Seals?

Published Jun 12, 2022 12:19 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Emma Bryce] From a distance, a seal appears to be napping on the rust-colored rocks; members of its small colony grunt at o...

How Well is the Global Treaty to Ban Illegal Fishing Vessels Working?

Published Jun 5, 2022 3:45 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Emma Bryce] One of the biggest challenges facing the global ocean is illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fi...

Despite Rhetoric, Ecuador's Laws Contribute to Sharks' Decline

Published May 15, 2022 2:03 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Guillermo Ortuño Crespo] "Better an honest enemy than a false friend," the saying goes. Unfortunately...

Coastal and Marine Carbon Offsets are Taking Root

Published May 8, 2022 1:44 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By David Adam] Where there’s muck there’s brass”, goes an old saying from northern England. Brass is slang f...

By Cutting Fuel Subsidies, China Takes Major Step on Fishery Reform

Published May 4, 2022 7:06 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Zhou Wei] Shandong and Fujian provinces recently announced they will start paying “fishery stewardship...

China Puts Limits on its Distant-Water Squid Fleet

Published May 1, 2022 10:05 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Zhou Chen] On April 1, China started restricting boat numbers in five squid fishing grounds, including in the Southeas...

Can "Green Corridors" Help Cut Shipping's Carbon Footprint?

Published Apr 24, 2022 7:07 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Isabelle Gerretsen] At last year’s COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, 22 countries, including the UK, US, Germany and J...

With IUU Fishing Rampant, Ghana May Lose Access to EU Seafood Market

Published Mar 11, 2022 10:10 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Zubaida Mabuno Ismail] Among Ghana’s fishing communities, tradition has dictated that one day a week remains fre...

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