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China’s policy efforts to limit bottom trawling are not working

by Riley Tjosvold (Cross-posted from UBC Oceans) A recently published paper by researchers at Project Seahorse, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (IOF) tracked the changes in China’s bottom trawl fishing policies from the 1950s to today. By analyzing policy changes over time, the researchers were able to highlight the difficulties of managing the bottom … Read more China’s policy efforts to limit bottom trawling are not working

Amanda Vincent named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Originally posted by UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries Dr. Amanda Vincent has been named as one of The Royal Society of Canada (RSC)’s newest Fellows. The fellowship of the RSC comprises over 2000 Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists, peer-elected as the best in their field. These are distinguished men and women who have … Read more Amanda Vincent named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

UBC seahorse expert wins world’s top animal conservation award

Amanda Vincent becomes first marine conservationist to win Indianapolis Prize [cross-posted on UBC Oceans] University of British Columbia marine biologist Amanda Vincent has won the 2020 Indianapolis Prize, the world’s foremost award for animal conservation, for her trailblazing work to protect seahorses and other marine life. The influential prize recognizes conservationists who have made significant … Read more UBC seahorse expert wins world’s top animal conservation award

Amanda Vincent Earns World’s Leading Award for Animal Conservation

Dr. Amanda Vincent becomes first marine conservationist to win Indianapolis Prize INDIANAPOLIS – Today officials from the Indianapolis Prize announced Amanda Vincent, Ph.D., as the 2020 Winner of the world’s leading award for animal conservation. Vincent is the preeminent authority on seahorse ecology and conservation. A self-proclaimed “ocean optimist,” Vincent, a professor at the Institute … Read more Amanda Vincent Earns World’s Leading Award for Animal Conservation

Six Finalists announced for world’s top animal conservation award, including our Amanda Vincent

Heroes for chimpanzees, seahorses, penguins and more in the running for the 2020 Indianapolis Prize and $250,000 INDIANAPOLIS – Officials from the Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc., the presenter of the world’s leading award for animal conservation, today named the six Finalists that will contend for the 2020 Indianapolis Prize and $250,000. The Indianapolis Prize Finalists … Read more Six Finalists announced for world’s top animal conservation award, including our Amanda Vincent

Guylian wins the “Corporate Social Responsibility Award” during 2019 TFWA in Cannes for its 20 years dedicated support to Project Seahorse

During the 2019 Tax Free World Association Award night in Cannes, Guylian won the “Corporate Social Responsibility Award” for its 20 years dedicated support to Project Seahorse. TFWA (Tax Free World Association) is an association of brands, whose mission is to identify trends and opportunities, build awareness and provide a business platform for the global … Read more Guylian wins the “Corporate Social Responsibility Award” during 2019 TFWA in Cannes for its 20 years dedicated support to Project Seahorse

New approach for determining conservation threat for species with little data

Story originally posted by UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries University of British Columbia researchers have found a new way to identify which marine species are threatened and what is threatening them, even if these species lack data, a new study published in the journal Conservation Biology shows. “A tremendous challenge in marine conservation … Read more New approach for determining conservation threat for species with little data

Despite export bans global seahorse trade continues

National legislation as well as bans under the international CITES agreement not slowing the trade in seahorse products Story originally posted by UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries Many countries are engaged in a vast illegal and unrecorded international trade in seahorses, one that circumvents global regulations, according to a new UBC study that … Read more Despite export bans global seahorse trade continues

Project Seahorse & Guylian Belgian Chocolates celebrate 20 years of partnership and success in marine conservation around the world

Lisbon, Portugal At a ceremony in Lisbon during the Belgian Royal State Visit to Portugal, and in presence of his Majesty King Filip of Belgium, Project Seahorse and Guylian Belgian Chocolates celebrate 20 years of partnership and success in marine conservation around the world. Project Seahorse is an international ocean conservation group dedicated to securing … Read more Project Seahorse & Guylian Belgian Chocolates celebrate 20 years of partnership and success in marine conservation around the world