There is enormous potential to increase the productivity of African fisheries. There is also potential to improve coastal and marine health.
There is a need for better innovations and policies to help improve the fisheries sector in this region.
Over decades of gathering, Indonesian waters have been stripped of the highest-priced, best-quality sea cucumbers, while the reefs of northern Australia offer an abundance of these creatures.
Marine fish could serve as a crucial global emergency food supply in times of crisis, if marine ecosystems were in a healthy state to start with.
Confrontation between French and British scallop fishers is a warning about the resource conflicts of the future.
Australia’s oceans are warming faster than the global average, and fish are moving south as a result.
Sustainable fisheries tick all the boxes. They can fill your belly and your wallet, and generate less CO2 than conventional agriculture. So why is some integral funding for marine fisheries falling?