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Better Use Of Data Will Future-Proof Our Fisheries

Better Use Of Data Will Future-Proof Our Fisheries

By Michel Kaiser, Professor of Fisheries Conservation and Chief Scientist at Heriot-Watt University The health of our seas and oceans matters, not just from an environmental point of view but from an economic one, and is high on the global policy agenda. In recent...

Our Ocean: Our Future

Our Ocean: Our Future

Ireland’s marine sector looks forward in final week of Oceans of Learning series  Ensuring a sustainable future for our ocean is one of the great missions of the next decade. The ocean is our life source, supporting humanity and every other organism on Earth and is...

Marine Institute Trial Bycatch Avoidance App

Marine Institute Trial Bycatch Avoidance App

Researchers at the Marine Institute are calling on fishermen from around the country to participate in a new project aimed at reducing unwanted catches across harvesting practices, in an ecological, economic, and socially sustainable way. The project, IFISH, will use...

Shining a light on Irish Fisheries Conservation Work

Shining a light on Irish Fisheries Conservation Work

Fisheries discards have been high on the public agenda in recent months. Despite a slew of factual inaccuracies, the Netflix ‘Seaspiracy’ opinion piece has raised awareness around discards and other fisheries environmental challenges. The Journal.ie also published a...