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Science webinar: Ending overfishing delivers for climate mitigation, adaptation, biodiversity and people
Our Fish invites you to join us for Delivering on Climate & Biodiversity Targets Through Better Fisheries Management, a four-day virtual symposium exploring how ending overfishing is critical for realising the EU’s response to the biodiversity and climate emergency. The EU has a unique opportunity to play a leading role on the world stage during both the UNFCCC COP 26 in Glasgow and the Convention on Biological Diversity COP 15 in Kunming. In advance and in preparation for these global events, we would greatly value your participation.


- Rashid Sumaila, Professor and Director of the Fisheries Economics Research Unit at the University of British Columbia Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries: End Overfishing and Increase the Resilience of the Ocean to Climate Change

- Charlotte de Fontaubert, Global Lead for the Blue Economy at The World Bank: Combined impacts of overfishing on greenhouse gas emissions, fish stock health and poverty

- William Cheung, Professor, Changing Ocean Research Unit, at the University of British Columbia Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries: Climate risk adaptation for fish stocks and fisheries production through fisheries management

- Angela Martin, Research Fellow, Universitetet i Agder, Norway: Reducing C02 emissions through recovery of fish stocks: a fisheries life cycle assessment

- Followed by Q&A

Mar 22, 2021 04:00 PM in Madrid

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