Long standing collaboration in “Global Fisheries Economics” with the Fisheries
Economics Research Unit of UBC’s Fisheries Centre.
FishBase & SeaLifeBase
Global databases with detailed information on fishes (FishBase) and all other
marine organisms (SeaLifeBase).
The collaboration between National Geographic and the Sea Around Us Project originates in a common interest in quantifying and illustrating the impact of fisheries on marine ecosystems.
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) identified indicators to monitor
biodiversity loss. The 'Marine Trophic Index' (MTI) is one of eight indicators identified
for “immediate testing”. This collaboration developed and presents this indicator
by country and LME.
Contributing to the work of the Baltic Sea 2020 Foundation (Sweden) by reconstructing
total catch time series for all Baltic Sea countries back to 1950.
The Global Aquaculture Performance Index developed by the Seafood Ecology Research
Group at the University of Victoria, Canada, uses a statistical approach to evaluate
the environmental performance of marine aquaculture.