Guest Post: Rural Communities in Thailand Conserve Vulnerable Fishes

CFL graduate student, Aaron Koning, spends a lot of time in Thailand, where he is studying fish conservation zones in rural communities to see if these efforts help protect fish biodiversity at a larger scale. …

Fish Fry Day: Surprising Importance of Freshwater Fish to Global Food Security

by Matt Miller, The Nature Conservancy – If you’re thinking about how fisheries feed people around the globe, chances are you start picturing oceans. The images of saltwater commercial fishing are everywhere around us: on …

Water, Women and Fisheries: CFL Researcher Awarded “Seed Grant” from Global Health Institute

Bordered by Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, Lake Victoria is the world’s largest tropical freshwater lake and boasts one of the largest freshwater fisheries in the world. 30 million people live around its shores. It is …

Fish species, rural livelihoods threatened by new dams on world’s largest rivers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Advocates of huge hydroelectric dam projects on the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong rivers often overestimate economic benefits and underestimate far-reaching effects on biodiversity, according to an article in the Jan. 8 issue …