Content tagged “oceans”

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  • Kelp forests and seagrasses

    The near shore areas of the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA) are fringed with species-rich kelp forests and seagrass beds. Kelp provide a base food source for animals like sea urchins and a place to live for many fish and invertebrates such as kelp crabs. They also help buffer the energy of waves, allowing small larval fish to thrive under its protection. More »

    Issues » Marine planning and conservation

  • Global Assessment of Closed System Aquaculture

    Closed system aquaculture (CSA) is already providing better ways to farm fish. This involves barrier technologies that ensure no contact between wild and farmed fish, thus eliminating the most negative impacts of fish farming and significantly reducing others. Around the world, CSA is producing fish and profits without degrading the rich abundance of oceans, lakes, and streams. More »

    Publications » Reports

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