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    • The physical environment 

      Mines, A.N.; Pauly, D.; Navaluna, N.A.; Vakily, J.M. (1982)
      Type: Book Chapter
      A brief review is given of those physical features of San Miguel Bay, Philippines, which have an impact on the Bay's fisheries. These features are: the climate conditions, notably the strong winds during the northeast ...
    • The climate and eastern ocean systems project 

      Bakun, A.; Christensen, V.; Curtis, C.; Cury, P.; Durand, M.H.; Husby, D.; Mendelssohn, R.; Mendo, J.; Parrish, R.; Pauly, D.; Roy, C. (1992)
      Type: Journal Article
      A brief description of the NMFS/ORSTOM/ILCARM climate and Eastern Ocean systems (CEOS) project is given. CEOS will study the four major eastern boundary current regions (Peru/Chile, California, Northwest and Southwest ...
    • The impacts of El Nino on Philippine fisheries 

      Guerrero III, R.D. (1999)
      Type: Journal Article
      The El Nino phenomenon is an "anomalous climatic condition in the tropical Pacific region which occurs every two to seven years and affects the global climate". There is a greater increase in the water surface temperature ...
    • Annotated bibliography on the economic effects of global climate change on fisheries 

      Shriver, A.L.; Yeo, B.H.; Ting, K.O.; Garcia, M.; Ahmed, M. (2006)
      Type: Book
      This annotated bibliography includes 141 references from 1966 to 2006. It reflects the thrust of past research which has focused largely on temperate and developed areas, since studies focusing on developing countries/regions ...
    • The threat to fisheries and aquaculture from climate change 

      The WorldFish Center (2007)
      Type: Brief
      Fish provide essential nutrition and income to an ever-growing number of people around the world, especially where other food and employment resources are limited. Many fishers and aquaculturists are poor and ill-prepared ...
    • Enhancing the resilience of inland fisheries and aquaculture systems to climate change 

      Allison, E.H.; Andrew, N.L.; Oliver, J. (2007)
      Type: Journal Article
      Some of the most important inland fisheries in the World are found in semi-arid regions. Production systems and livelihoods in arid and semi-arid areas are at risk from future climate variability and change; their fisheries ...
    • Climate change and adaptation in fisheries and aquaculture 

      The WorldFish Center (2007)
      Type: Working Paper
      This document is a draft paper to be used for discussion purposes only.
    • Planning the use of fish for food security in the Pacific 

      The WorldFish Center (2008)
      Type: Brief
      Fish is a mainstay of food security for Pacific island countries and territories (PICTs). Diversifying the supply of fish will make rural households in the Pacific more resilient to natural disasters, social and political ...
    • Cyclone affected aquaculture rehabilitation project 

      The WorldFish Center (2008)
      Type: Brief
      On 15th November 2007, Cyclone Sidr ravaged the southern coastal districts of Bangladesh causing loss of life and rendering thousands of people homeless and destitute. Large number of fish ponds and enclosures were affected, ...
    • Vulnerability of national economies to the impacts of climate change on fisheries 

      Allison, E.H.; Perry, A.L.; Badjeck, M.C.; Adger, W.N.; Brown, K.; Conway, D.; Halls, A.S.; Pilling, G.M.; Reynolds, J.D.; Andrew, N.L.; Dulvy, N.K. (2009)
      Type: Journal Article
      Anthropogenic global warming has significantly influenced physical and biological processes at global and regional scales. The observed and anticipated changes in global climate present significant opportunities and ...
    • Climate variability and the Peruvian scallop fishery: the role of formal institutions in resilience building 

      Badjeck, M.C.; Mendo, J.; Wolff, M.; Lange, H. (2009)
      Type: Journal Article
      Peru experiences recurrent ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) events during which the Peruvian bay scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) undergoes substantial changes in its stock size. In the North of the country strong warm ...
    • Planning the use of fish for food security in the Pacific 

      Bell, J.D.; Kronen, M.; Vunisea, A.; Nash, W.J.; Keeble, G.; Demmke, A.; Pontifex, S.; Andréfouët, S. (2009)
      Type: Journal Article
      Fish is a mainstay of food security for Pacific island countries and territories (PICTs). Recent household income and expenditure surveys, and socio-economic surveys, demonstrate that subsistence fishing still provides the ...
    • Coral bleaching in space and time 

      Oliver, J.K.; Berkelmans, R.; Eakin, C.M. (2009)
      Type: Book Chapter
      One of the most dire consequences of global climate change for coral reefs is the increased frequency and severity of mass coral bleaching events. This chapter looks at the spatial and temporal patterns of coral bleaching ...
    • Changements climatiques : quelle recherche pour relever les défis posés à la pêche et à l’aquaculture 

      The WorldFish Center (2009)
      Type: Brief
      Le changement climatique pose de nouveaux défis pour la durabilité des pêches et de l'aquaculture, avec de sérieuses conséquences pour les 520 millions de personnes qui en dépendent pour leur subsistance et les presque ...
    • Climate change and fisheries: vulnerability and adaptation in Cambodia 

      The WorldFish Center (2009)
      Type: Brief
      Cambodia is highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change on fisheries, which supply livelihoods for millions and up to 80% of all animal protein in the diet. Most fisheries are highly variable by nature and subject ...
    • Climate change, fisheries, trade and competitiveness: understanding impacts and formulating responses for Commonwealth small states 

      Macfadyen, G.; Allison, E. (2009)
      Type: Report
      This report focuses specifically on the likely impact of climate change on the trade and competitiveness of the fisheries sector in small developing Commonwealth States and thus contributes to bringing the fisheries sector ...
    • Fisheries and aquaculture in a changing climate 

      The WorldFish Center (2009)
      Type: Brief
      This policy brief highlights the key issues to ensure that decision makers and climate change negotiators are aware of and understand the changes and their impacts, and the opportunities for adaptation and mitigation in ...
    • Mountain GIS: promoting geographic information and earth observation applications for the sustainable development of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region 

      Nagabhatla, N. (Contributor) (2009)
      Type: Conference Paper
      The Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region, home to the largest concentration of glaciers outside of the polar region, is the ‘water-tower’ of Asia. The HKH mountain ecosystem provides life support services to almost a third ...
    • Fisheries and aquaculture can provide solutions to cope with climate change 

      The WorldFish Center (2009)
      Type: Brief
      This brief explains how climate change will affect aquatic systems and how fisheries and aquaculture will need to adapt to meet these changes. It provides a number of examples of how our projects are providing solutions ...
    • Climate change and capture fisheries: potential impacts, adaptation and mitigation 

      Daw, T.; Adger, W.N.; Brown, K.; Badjeck, M.C. (2009)
      Type: Report
      The paper tackles the consequences of climate change impacts on fisheries and their dependent communities. It analyses the exposure, sensitivity and vulnerability of fisheries to climate change and presents examples of ...