News & Events

May 07, 2017

Somali Regional Member States Reach Agreement on Licensing Foreign Fishing Vessels

At a meeting in Victoria, Seychelles, ministers from the Somali federal government and Regional Member States came to a preliminary agreement on licensing foreign fishing vessels operating in the... Read more
Stable Seas and Fishing in Somalia
May 03, 2017

Stable Seas: Somali Waters Report Launch

One Earth Future hosted a multi-stakeholder workshop to launch the inaugural Stable Seas: Somali Waters report on May 3. The event, co-sponsored by Oceans Beyond Piracy, OEF Research, and Secure... Read more
Africa Great Lakes Conference
May 02, 2017

Secure Fisheries Urges More Research on Cage Aquaculture at African Great Lakes Conference

Hundreds of scientists and policy makers gathered in Entebbe, Uganda for an historic conference on the African Great Lakes. Secure Fisheries’ Dr. Sarah Glaser spoke to the conference about the need... Read more
Apr 26, 2017

Foundational Ecological Research Is Key to Understanding Long-Term Impacts of Fisheries Development

Cage aquaculture of tilapia is expanding rapidly in Lake Victoria, but the impacts of this development are difficult to predict. How much pollution will cages produce? Will they interfere with access... Read more
Apr 18, 2017

SOMALI FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MEETS WITH REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS TO DISCUSS LICENSING FOREIGN FISHING VESSELS

On April 18, the newly appointed Somali federal Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources met for the first time with ministers from each of the Regional Member States to make progress on licensing... Read more
conflict and fisheries
Mar 24, 2017

Conflict, Aid, And Refugees Workshop Explores Importance of Fisheries

A workshop hosted by the University of Arizona explored how foreign and development aid can be used to reduce conflict associated with refugee resettlement, particularly when... Read more
Coast of Alaska
Mar 01, 2017

How Can We Predict When Fish Stocks Are About To Collapse?

Fish stocks can collapse suddenly and without warning, placing significant economic stress on the fishers who depend on that stock. To improve management of fisheries, scientists look for hints that... Read more
Feb 28, 2017

NEW INTELLIGENCE CHECKLIST WILL AID FIGHT AGAINST ILLEGAL FISHING IN WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN

During February 27-28, senior officers from the navies and coast guards of nine countries came together in the Seychelles to discuss standard operating procedures for the collection of intelligence... Read more
School of Jack Fish
Feb 15, 2017

Statistical Models Face Pitfalls When Forecasting Fish Populations

Effective fisheries governance depends on forecasts of the size of fish populations under different management options. For this, statistical models of fish populations are used. A new study led by... Read more
Secure Fisheries Trawler
Feb 05, 2017

Secure Fisheries Hosts Experts Meeting to Benefit Fisheries In The Indian Ocean

FEBRUARY 24, 2017—BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Secure Fisheries, a program of the One Earth Future Foundation (OEF), with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the Seychelles Coast Guard, has... Read more

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