Joann Glorioso

Events Coordinator / Communications & Public Relations Officer

Job opportunity: Research Assistants (5)

We’re looking for 5 dynamic Research Assistants to join our expanding team! Position ID: Research Assistant Hours: Full-time project-based Location: Los Baños, Laguna Salary: Commensurate with required qualifications Job summary: Assist in the reconstruction of global fisheries catches Organizational Status: The Sea Around Us (www.seaaroundus.org) is a research initiative at…

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Forty-year-old concepts around fish respiration regain prominence in light of climate change

Before Dr. Daniel Pauly, now the principal investigator of the Sea Around Us initiative at the University of British Columbia, became a doctoral student, he spent two years doing fisheries work in Indonesia. Having done his academic studies in Germany, he was surprised to discover a near absence of information on the growth…

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22nd FishBase and SeaLifeBase Annual Symposium: Fishes in Changing Ecosystems

The 22nd FishBase and SeaLifeBase Symposium, themed “Fishes in Changing Ecosystems,” will be hosted in Thessaloniki, Greece on 2-3 September 2024, at the KEDEA Building of the Aristotle University Campus. Day 1️⃣: Advances in the Gill Oxygen Limitation Theory (GOLT)Contributions test the Gill Oxygen Limitation Theory’s applicability to new topics or taxa,…

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EcoScope News: MEDiverSEAty Phd Positions

MEDiverSEAty offers 10 PhD positions under Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska-Curie MEDiverSEAty is a Doctoral Network investigating human dimensions of Mediterranean Marine Biodiversity. The efforts made to conserve Mediterranean biodiversity are still facing the need to ensure a comparable implementation of the existing measures, a path that could be pursued by…

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Respiratory stress response that stunts temperate fish also affects coral reef fish

In a recent paper in the journal Fishes, researchers at the University of British Columbia’s Sea Around Us initiative gathered additional evidence supporting the idea that fish become sexually active – and spawn for the first time – in response to growth-induced respiratory stress, which intensifies in warmer, low-oxygen environments. By assembling and analyzing data on the…

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“A New History of Fishes”, a mini-symposium on the history of ichthyology, Leiden 🇳🇱

Mini-symposium at Leiden University (hybrid):📢 Title: A New History of Fishes: Ichthyology in Context (1500-1880)📅 Date: Wednesday – 27 March 2024⏰ Time: 15:15 – 17:00 CET🏛️ Venue: Vossius room, Leiden University Library, Witte Singel 27, 2311 BG Leiden💻 Join via Zoom Fish and other forms of aquatic life have shaped…

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Belizean fishers want changes in policy and practice to revert declining catch trends

Belizean fishers’ experience in the water confirms the declining trends in fishery catches – and, therefore, in fish populations – uncovered by the Belize Fisheries Project (BFP), of which the Sea Around Us is a member together with Comunidad y Biodiversidad (COBI), the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), Healthy Reefs for Healthy People…

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Shark Alert: Global study documents increasing trend in shark mortality, identifies pathways to save threatened species

Sharks have persisted as powerful ocean predators for more than 400 million years. They survived five mass extinctions, diversifying into an amazing variety of forms and lifestyles. But this ancient lineage is now among the world’s most threatened species groups due to overexploitation in poorly regulated fisheries and the . Governments…

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