All articles for the topic: Fisheries and climate change

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Environmental Defense Fund

Guided by science and economics, we tackle urgent threats with practical solutions. We're one of the world's largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of 7

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Gulf of Maine Research Institute

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Too Big To Ignore

Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) is a research network and knowledge mobilization partnership established to elevate the profile of small-scale fisheries (SSF), to argue against their

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Forests and synergies between adaptation and mitigation

What are mitigation and adaptation?

Mitigation and adaptation are the two strategies for addressing climate change. Mitigation is an intervention to reduce the emissions sources or enhance the...

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Ghana Fisheries

A quarter of the Ghanaian population lives in coastal zones and roughly 10% depend on coastal fisheries for their livelihoods. On average, 65% of the animal protein intake of Ghanaians comes...

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ACCCA Nigeria

The Nigerian coast is one of the low lying lagoonal Western African coasts, which is likely to experience severe impacts from flooding as a result of rising sea levels and climate change. Nigeria also has low adaptive capacity due to its limited experience with adaptation techniques. Livelihoods are now recognized as a key element in people’s adaptive capacity and vulnerability to climate-related stresses. 

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