Oceans publications and documents

  • EDF is seeking a suitably qualified technology and services provider to work with EDF’s Smart Boat Initiative and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to design, implement and test a “smartpass” camera system that is capable of identifying and enumerating recreational fishing vessels leaving and returning to ports in Oregon. Read more here.

  • Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet

    Type: Report

    Date: April 16, 2020

    Healthy oceans help sustain the planet, feed the world, alleviate poverty and support fishers and their communities, even in the face of climate change. EDF works with partners worldwide to strengthen and preserve the health of oceans and the fisheries reliant on them.

  • Pathways for Climate-Ready Fisheries

    Type: Report

    Date: December 2, 2019

    Fisheries are critically important for nutrition, food security and livelihoods of people around the world. With climate change expected to alter fisheries worldwide, building climate-resilient fisheries is key—read about five pathways governments and stakeholders can take so fisheries can thrive and continue to provide needed resources.

  • Smart Boats and Networked Fisheries

    Type: Report

    Date: March 5, 2019

    New technologies cannot themselves fix the fisheries crisis that we face. But they do open an unprecedented window of opportunity to dramatically broaden access to the fishery management approaches that have been proven to work.

  • Osprey Legacy Society

    Type: Webinar

    Date: February 20, 2019

    Plastics are convenient, cheap and durable - they also pose serious threats to our environment.

  • We can rebuild global fisheries despite warming oceans

    Type: Report

    Date: August 29, 2018

    The world’s oceans have the potential to be significantly more plentiful than today even in the face of climate change, according to a first-of-its kind study published in Science Advances

  • Fact Sheet on H.R. 200

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: July 11, 2018

    Fact sheet on H.R. 200 

  • Putting fisheries investment risk in perspective

    Type: Report

    Date: April 4, 2018

    Risk—how to identify it, characterize it, and mitigate it—is a key barrier for financial institutions and capital markets to get involved in wild fisheries investments.

  • More fish, food and prosperity [PDF]

    Type: Report

    Date: April 1, 2018

    Hundreds of millions of people—10 percent of the world’s population—are at risk of malnutrition because of overfishing.

  • EDF letter to NOAA regarding resolution of civil violations in Carlos Rafael case