We congratulate our Vice-President, Prof. Stella Williams, to receiving the Distinguished Service Award from the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET).
IIFET states in justification: "Professor Stella Williams embodies IIFET’s goals of fostering global interaction between academia, trade, and government on the economics of fisheries policy and seafood trade. She has made significant contributions enabling individuals of different professional orientations and countries to exchange information, data, and perspectives on fisheries issues.
World Oceans Day celebrations 2016 by Mundus maris, Mundus maris clubs and partners in different countries kicked off at the Environment Festival in Brussels on Sunday, 5 June.
Attractive stands and sunshine drew large crowds to the festival. People queued up through the day at the Mundus maris stand
What is "cooking" to celebrate World Oceans Day 2016 in the fishing village of Hann, in Senegal? The Mundus maris Club is again preparing an attractive programme.
The Green Me International Film Festival for Sustainability in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, attracted large crowds to its viewings of some 40 film presented in the Silverbird cinema complex. The motto was Ocean, Life, Water. Prof. Stella Williams, Vice President of Mundus maris, handed over the prizes at the gala night closing the festival on 3 April 2016.
Jacques Chérel, Secretary of the film festival "Pêcheurs du Monde" (Fishermen of the World) introduces this year's festival in Lorient, Brittany, France, from 14 to 20 March 2016.
The Teaching Kit with teacher's guide and kid's workbook of FAO's Fridtjof Nansen Project with educational aids for the ecosystem approach to fisheries is ready for distribution. The materials were finalised as a result of the pilot activities conducted since 2011 by Mundus maris.
The third global coral bleaching event to be recorded is snaking its way around a warming globe, devastating reefs and now threatening the world-heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. How long will we see healthy coral with fish? The bleaching effects may be aggravated by industrial developments.