Counting our fish for a sustainable future
If we want fisheries to be sustainable, we need to do the maths. In the third of a series of articles marking the 30th anniversary of the Quota Management System, NIWA explains how its scientists use statistical models to produce...Wednesday 12 October 2016
Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary: the global contest to establish large MPAs
Nici Gibbs When Prime Minister John Key announced to the United Nations General Assembly that New Zealand would establish a large no-take marine protected area (MPA) around the Kermadec Islands, he adopted the language of a...Wednesday 12 October 2016
Auckland University catch reconstruction – is it science?
Opinion: The release of a report on the reconstruction of catches from New Zealand’s marine fisheries, lead authored by Glenn Simmons of Auckland University, was released in May this year. Its findings have been questioned by the...Wednesday 12 October 2016