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Fishers gather by the edge of a tilting boat to pull in a net full of fish Opinion

Repurpose harmful fisheries subsidies to alleviate poverty

As WTO talks to limit these subsidies falter, another route could reap environmental and human benefits, write Louise Teh and Rashid Sumaila
a group of people standing next to baskets of fish Article

How can China’s offshore fisheries handle climate change?

To support national guidelines, experts say adaptation measures must be tailored to local conditions, and basic research enhanced
Fishing vessels tied up along harbour Article

Indonesia struggles with agreement to stem illegal catch

So far only four ports are compliant with the Port State Measures Agreement, with three more under consideration
Illustration of China’s Deep Blue 1 offshore fish farm Article

China’s offshore fish farming grows amid environmental concerns

The country is expanding its aquaculture in deeper waters as a more sustainable solution, but the environmental impacts are concerning scientists