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How is Climate Change Affecting Tuna Fish Stocks in the Pacific?

Pacific Tuna & Climate: Trends and Forecasts by CLS Fisheries experts Lehodey Patrick and Senina Inna (This article first appeared in the special Climate Change issue of Infofish Magazine). Most models to assess tuna populations have been largely based on catch report data, but climate change also affects the stock and its location. With a new

PRODUCTION UNDERWAY FOR KINÉIS: THE NEW NANOSATELLITE CONSTELLATION WITH THE NEXT GENERATION OF ARGOS

Production Underway for the Next Argos Generation Production has started on the new constellation of 25 nanosatellites called Kinéis with the next generation of Argos instruments onboard. The new generation of the Argos system is based on greater bandwidth, improved data timeliness thanks to a shorter revisit time (5-15 minutes between satellite passes depending on

“Fighting IUU Fishing: We Need to Focus on the Unregulated”

BY ANTHONY UBERTI, CLS FISHERIES The Ecologist, June 26, 2019 Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing all seriously impact the sustainable management of fishing. We are all increasingly aware of the perilous state of our oceans and seas, of growing pollution, of huge volumes of plastic waste and over-fishing. The importance of harvesting fish stocks at

REDUCING OCEAN PLASTICS WITH SPACE IoT: CLS PARTNERS WITH SCATRI TO FIND LOST FISHING GEAR

Plastic waste in our oceans is a growing global concern. In the Great Pacific patch, a recent study in Nature found that fishing nets account for 46% of this mass. Lost or abandoned fishing gear amounts to 640,000 metric tons of waste worldwide. In addition to polluting our oceans, this gear entraps and kills marine

Sustainable Fisheries? The Economist Asked Our Experts

Sustainable fisheries in the Indian Ocean are possible; this requires integrated management. Charting the course for ocean sustainability in the Indian Ocean Rim is an Economist Intelligence Unit report. It highlights key ocean challenges facing the Indian Ocean Rim countries and showcases initiatives undertaken by governments and the private sector to address them. The report explores how

Celebrating Vietnam Fisheries: CLS a Key Partner

  “Today, particularly in Kien Giang province, there are a lot of fishing vessels. Since the number of vessels is too high, the fishing grounds are limited and no longer productive. We fishermen have to go to offshore areas or cross into overlapping areas, so we have to face many risks. I have the CLS

Fighting IUU: The Congo Relies on CLS Fisheries

CLS Supports the Fight against Illegal Fishing:  The Congo Reactivates its Monitoring, Control and Surveillance System  The operation was launched on 22 March in Pointe-Noire by Henri Djombo, the Minister of State and Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, in the presence of local authorities and staff from his ministry. Minister Djombo reiterated that fishing

New THEMIS: Fisheries Intelligence from the World’s No. 1 FMC Provider

As part of our strategy for continuous improvement, we are releasing a new version of our THEMIS software suite. We’ve made it even more robust and user-friendly and added an electronic logbook (e-logbook)-catch analytics module. Now all the information you need is visible on one map. In March, we will start rolling out the new THEMIS for