Fisheries

NARROWER TERMS
Report

Exploring plausible futures for aquaculture and fisheries in New Zealand

Although a global coronavirus pandemic was always a possibility, few probabilistic models would have predicted that this event would occur in early-2020. The magnitude, timing, and velocity of climate-related impacts are similarly uncertain. This report presents climate-related risk scenarios developed by KPMG with The Aotearoa...
Report

Effective ghost gear solutions: learning from what works

This report outlines effective 'ghost gear' (ie: abandoned fish gear) solutions that are as varied as the world’s fisheries. It is aimed at inspiring actions that protect fish and other marine life.
Policy

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander commercial fishing development policy

This revised policy aims to support economic development opportunities for Indigenous peoples and communities by providing pathways for Indigenous peoples and communities to enter or take part in fishing-related businesses.
Report

The future of food & the primary sector: the journey to sustainability

This discussion paper has been developed by Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures through a series of conversations with industry leaders, scientists and stakeholders. It seeks to further conversation on the issues confronting the future of New Zealand’s agricultural and food production system.
Evaluation

Northern Australia aquaculture industry situational analysis project

The objective of this analysis project is to identify key challenges and opportunities facing the northern Australian aquaculture sector, and to explore potential solutions and identify the most strategic research projects for further investment.
Report

Landing the blame: overfishing in Northeast Atlantic

EU fisheries ministers are risking the sustainability of fish stocks by consistently setting fishing limits above scientific advice. This paper identifies which EU Member States are standing in the way of more fish, more profits, and more jobs for European citizens.
Report

Global futures: assessing the global economic impacts of environmental change to support policy-making

This report summarises the headline results and policy recommendations from the Global Futures project. A full description of the project background, objectives, methodology, results and conclusions is provided in the accompanying Technical Report.
Briefing paper

Entangling development: fisheries subsidies negotiations and development in the World Trade Organization

This briefing firmly state fisheries subsidies negotiations must not undermine development in the Pacific, as the rights of countries to develop is central to any outcome of negotiations on fisheries subsidies at the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Report

National plan of action - seabirds 2020: reducing the incidental catch of seabirds in fisheries

This report outlines the New Zealand Government’s ongoing plan to reduce the bycatch of seabirds in fisheries.
Report

Fishery status reports 2019

This report covers the biological status of 96 fish stocks across 22 fisheries, including those managed both solely and jointly by the by the Australian Government. The reports summarise the performance of these fisheries against the requirements of fisheries legislation and policy.