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Just Out: The specificity of marine ecological indicators to fishing...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:30

Ecological indicators are widely used to characterise ecosystem health. In the marine environment, indicators have been developed to assess the ecosystem effects of fishing to support an ecosystem approach to fisheries. However, very little work on the performance and robustness of ecological indicators...

Just out: Assessing the changing biodiversity of exploited marine ecosystems
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 13:45

Marine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning have changed and are continuing to change in marine ecosystems across the world.

Just out: Frame-based approach for ecosystem...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:15

Congratulations to Dr Kate Watermeyer, who just had the frame-based model...

Just Out: Applying a decision tree framework...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 11:45

We are pleased to announce that our work on decision tree frameworks to support an ecosystem approach to fisheries

BBC Podcast on Flies and Fisheries
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 07:15

As part of the BBC World series "The Food Chain", Dr Lynne Shannon was interviewed in

SCIFR at Resilience 2017 Conference
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 11:45

Last month the SCIFR (Southern Cape Interdisciplinary Fisheries Research) team attended the Resilience 2017 Conference held in

Come back soon!
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 09:15

A few days ago, we said good-bye to Ivan Machado Martins and family as Ivan's just over three month long visit came to an end.

Lynne Shannon part of IPBES author's meeting in Cape Town
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 09:45

The second meeting of authors of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Madiba Day - 18 July 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:00

The SARChI lab doing their 67 minutes for Madiba Day

Just Out: 2 Papers in Ecological Economics
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 12:30

Dr Rachel Cooper has just published two papers from her PhD thesis on Hake modelling economics.

Just out: Best practices for assessing fisheries - seabirds resource competition
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:15

We are pleased that our research on small pelagics fisheries - penguin interactions

Just Out - Decision tree for ecosystem assessment of the South Catalan Sea
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 11:30

Congratulations to Emma, who has received a special birthday present from the  Journal of Marine Systems: