February 8, 2021 By Julia Sklar National Geographic
In New Bedford, Massachusetts, where the William Lee docks, scalloping season begins in April. But in 2020, that aligned tragically with something else arriving on U.S. shores: a deadly pandemic.
February 9, 2021 By Olive Heffernan China Dialogue Ocean
For ocean conservation, 2020 was a year of high hopes dashed. It had been billed as the year when world leaders would end harmful subsidies that drive overfishing, agree a new law to protect marine life beyond national waters, and edge closer to protecting 30% of ocean space by 2030. Instead, the world grappled with the fallout of Covid-19.
January 13, 2021 By Brian Owens Hakai Magazine
The COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the world for much of the past year has disrupted many industries, and fisheries are no exception. An early analysis estimates that in the United States, the pandemic has caused fresh seafood catches to decline by 40 percent relative to 2019, while imports fell by 37 percent and exports by 43 percent.
January 12, 2021 By Kamala Thiagarajan Hakai Magazine
How a small radio station in India helps protect fishers and the ecosystems they rely on.
December 9, 2020 By Fabien Cousteau The New York Times
To conquer the dual, interrelated crises of Covid-19 and climate change we have to start small, and dream big.