Financial Aid in Nigeria Creating a New Interest in Rural Fish Farming

Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.

Using Aquaculture Development to Encourage Women’s Employment in West Africa

Through CORAF and its WAAPP initiative, rural Nigerian women have the opportunity to work through aquaculture.

From Little Things, Big Things Come

Native Alaskans from the Sitka Tribe depend on weekly barge deliveries by sea for their food. Subsistence foods like salmon and herring roe are an integral part of their cultural tradition. Unfortunately, 60 percent of the Tribe are not able to consume as much traditional food as they want. Marine resources need to be managed more conservatively.

Celebrating Sustainability This National Seafood Month

These 16 organizations are defending small-scale and indigenous fishers, improving commercial fishing and aquaculture practices, and educating chefs and consumers to build a better, more sustainable seafood system.

Our Oceans, Our Future: First United Nations Ocean Conference

Bringing together thousands of government represents, scientists and non-governmental organizations, the first-ever U.N. Ocean Conference calls on everyone to help protect the world’s oceans.

New Trawl Net is Cod Friendly

Gulf of Maine Research Institute produces new trawl net for ground fishers. Collaboration between fishers and scientists leads to a forty five percent reduction in cod bycatch with no effect on targeted species.