The Blue Hour Episode December 30, 2021

Rashid Sumaila - On Fisheries and Economics

6:59pm - 8:01pm

Why are the health of our oceans important for our survival? Why does it matter to find creative ways of protecting them?

Rashid Sumaila is a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Interdisciplinary Ocean and Fisheries Economics at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, and the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia. His research focuses on bioeconomics, marine ecosystem valuation and the analysis of global issues such as fisheries subsidies, marine protected areas, illegal fishing, climate change, marine plastic pollution, and oil spills.

You can can learn more about his work through The Institute of Oceans and Fisheries on the website

Audio Played:

"Prof. Rashid Sumaila as a new Fellow in the Royal Society of Canada"
"Collapse of Newfoundland cod fisheries" End of the Line Documentary
"How can we help less developed economies" Wassily Leontief, 1973 Nobel Prize Winner (Economics) and Creator of the input-output technique
"How More Efficient fishing can protect the ocean" produced by National Geographic

Track Listing:

Sea Foam
Haske · Haske
Rose Garden
Haske · Haske