Fish

Keep them in the running

Staff member Michael Edmondstone will be running the London Marathon dressed as an overlooked and underfunded species. But which one? You decide. In early July, Victoria, Synchronicity Earth’s Head of Relationships and Operations, told me there was a London Marathon place available through the organisation, and would I like to [...]

By |2022-09-02T11:22:59+00:00August 30th, 2022|Amphibians, Creating Awareness, Fish, Freshwater, Talarak Foundation|Comments Off on Keep them in the running

The new and improved Ocean Programme sets sail

Our High and Deep Seas Programme has been focused on these two overlooked areas of marine conservation for seven years. Building on its success, this programme has now been redeveloped into a broader Ocean Programme, expanding into new areas of critical but underfunded marine conservation. Programme and Partner Manager Anna Heath describes this exciting [...]

By |2022-06-21T14:35:38+00:00June 8th, 2022|Fish, Fisheries, Marine, Ocean, Oceans|Comments Off on The new and improved Ocean Programme sets sail

In search of secret wildlife Part IV: The ocean depths

Continuing our ‘In search of secret wildlife’ series, Nina Seale dives into the mysteries surrounding marine ecology and conservation, exploring the dangers that mining and industrial fishing present when so little is known about the potential impact. We know so little about our ocean, we can’t even guess the number [...]

By |2021-10-13T11:16:13+00:00October 13th, 2021|Deep-sea mining, Fish, Fisheries, In search of secret wildlife, Marine, Oceans|Comments Off on In search of secret wildlife Part IV: The ocean depths

Funding destruction: we need to talk about fisheries subsidies

Fishing for human consumption is thought to be the biggest driver of biodiversity loss in our oceans, according to the recent Living Planet Report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Seafood is an important part of the diet of more than 3 billion people, and fisheries and aquaculture [...]

By |2020-10-22T11:05:13+00:00October 20th, 2020|Fish, Fisheries, Food, Ocean, Oceans|Comments Off on Funding destruction: we need to talk about fisheries subsidies

The forests of freshwater

Freshwater habitats are not just rivers, and conserving freshwater species can be done hand-in-hand with local fisheries, says Merlin Veron, Research Analyst at Synchronicity Earth and its Freshwater partner Shoal. As you carefully step across the forest floor, it erupts with life, thousands of insects crashing between the dry leaves [...]

By |2019-11-06T09:57:22+00:00November 6th, 2019|Community, Fish, Fisheries, Freshwater, Rivers, Southeast Asia|Comments Off on The forests of freshwater

An Interview with Claire Nouvian

In 2018, Claire Nouvian, Founder and Chair of BLOOM Association (BLOOM), was awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize (Europe) for her tireless campaigning on vital and urgent marine conservation issues. Synchronicity Earth has been supporting BLOOM for over five years, so we were delighted and proud to see Claire and her team recognised as [...]

By |2019-12-09T15:56:58+00:00August 28th, 2019|Fish, Fisheries, Interviews, Ocean|Comments Off on An Interview with Claire Nouvian