Rebuilding Global Fisheries

Scientists came together to evaluate the current state of worldwide fisheries, and propose solutions for rebuilding imperiled fish stocks.

Rebuilding Global Fisheries
Worm, B., Hilborn, R., Baum, J.K., Branch, T.A., Collie, J.S., Costello, C., Fogarty, M.J., Fulton, E.A., Hutchings, J.A., Jennings, S., Jensen, O.P., Lotze, H.K., Mace, P.M., McClanahan, T.R., Palumbi, S.R., Parma, A.M., Rikard, D., Rosenberg, A.A., Zeller, D. & Minto, C.
Science 325(5940), pp.578 – 585 (31 Jul 2009)

A sample of the international media coverage of this study:
New York Times: Study finds hope in saving saltwater fish
Reuters: World fisheries collapse can be averted - study
TIME Magazine: Can the world's fisheries survive our appetites?
The Guardian (UK): Fish for dinner: Overfishing easing in some areas
MSNBC: Sustainable seas? Overfishing easing in places
U.S. News & World Report: New hope for fisheries on the horizon?
BBC News (UK): Fresh hope for world's fisheries
USA Today: Survey: Edible fish won't disappear if overfishing stops
CBS News: Tide turning against overfishing
CNN: Fish stocks can recover if well managed, says study
The Economist: Plucked from the depths
National Public Radio (NPR): Scientists say some fish are recovering
The Times (UK): Fish will still be on the menu in 1948, if we are careful
The Hindu (India): Global curbs on overfishing are beginning to work
Discovery: New hope for world's fisheries
Miller-McCune: Can This Fishery Be Saved? Yes!

Descriptions of this research project and the related Distributed Graduate Seminar that produced this paper

More information about the research participants and other publications

Rebuilding Fisheries Website

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Posted on September 8, 2009