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Dalhousie researcher sheds light on greenhouse gas emissions from fisheries

Posted by Media Centre on April 5, 2018 in News

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The full study, which was recently published in Nature Climate Change, will help inform food and climate policy both nationally and internationally, and shed light on the role that fisheries play and opportunities that seafood presents when addressing the environmental cost of global food production systems.

Dr. Peter Tyedmers, a professor in Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management at the School for Resource and Environmental Studies, is available to discuss this important topic, including why fuel use and resulting GHG emissions from global marine fisheries grew substantially from 1990-2011 without landings increasing much overall, and how emissions associated with seafood from fisheries compare with other sources of animal proteins including beef, pork and chicken.

Media Contact:
Michèle Charlton
Communications Advisor, Research
Dalhousie University
Tel: 1-902-494-4148
Cell: 1-902-222-2817
Email: michele.charlton@dal.ca


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