Ending Bottom Trawling, for seahorses and the seas – Dr. Amanda Vincent

Ending Bottom Trawling, for seahorses and the seas – Dr. Amanda Vincent

When

29/Sep/2022    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Where

Unitarian Centre (Hewett Hall)
949 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 2T1

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Dr. Vincent will explain why we need to end bottom trawl fishing in the ocean, using a lens of research, management and policy.  Our voyage begins with seahorse conservation and ends with a determination to stop this most destructive of fishing practices globally.  Dr. Vincent’s team has conducted innovative research on bottom trawl fisheries around the world, from Mexico to Viet Nam and from India to China.  Along the way they have uncovered the damage to species and spaces on a scale not yet exposed.  They have also consulted with and studied the people involved, seeking new ways to reconcile conservation and human well-being.  Project Seahorse is now forging new projects and partnerships to end this annihilation fishing.

Dr. Vincent is a Professor of marine conservation at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, UBC, and Director of Project Seahorse

This presentation is likely to be a hybrid of in-person and Zoom Video Conferencing. The location would be as in past years the Unitarian Centre (Hewett Hall) at 949 West 49th Ave in Vancouver.   In-person attendees are encouraged to wear masks and vaccination is encouraged.  In person audience will be limited to 40 attendees. Please RSVP to Deb Simpson <simpdeb@gmail.com> . This page will be updated if limit is achieved. Check this page for updates.
On the Monday preceding the event, Nature Vancouver members will receive the Zoom link in the weekly e-News.  The talk will begin at 7:30 pm.  Non-members are welcome and should Email denis@NatureVancouver.ca well in advance to register for the link.

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