Thursday, 5 April 2018

Fisheries emissions rising despite recent efforts: UBC study

CBC highlighted a UBC study that found a shift to harvesting crustaceans like shrimp and lobster is feeding a growing carbon footprint for the world’s fisheries.

“We know that a lot of fisheries have been working to decrease their fuel consumption. It’s a big cost to fisheries, so there’s an economic incentive to do that,” said Robert Parker, the study’s lead author and a postdoctoral fellow at UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries.

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