Elin Torell first heard about women in Tanzania exchanging their bodies for a supply of fish when she was researching small fisheries in East Africa. It’s called “sex for fish,” or, in some countries, “jaboya.” “Women would go to the boats to buy fish, and the fishermen would demand sex before selling any fish,” says […]Continue reading "CRC’s Elin Torell honored by YWCA of Rhode Island"
Three doctoral students at the University of Rhode Island have been selected to receive research grants from The Nature Conservancy and URI’s Coastal Institute for research projects that advance the conservation and restoration of marine and coastal ecosystems. Paul Carvalho Paul Carvalho of Torrance, Cal., Amber Hardy of Houlton, Maine, and Rebecca Stevick of Laurel, […]Continue reading "GSO’s Rebecca Stevick is one of only three URI grad students to win research grant from The Nature Conservancy"
Ghana Business News – URI Coastal Resources Center’s USAID project mentionedContinue reading "University of Cape Coast launches FishCoMGhana"
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The Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced on November 10, 2011, that Professor Barry A. Costa-Pierce, director of Rhode Island Sea Grant and professor of fisheries & aquaculture at the University of Rhode Island, has been elected as an AAAS Fellow.Continue reading "Costa-Pierce Elected AAAS Fellow"
The West African nation of Senegal is facing a serious problem with food security, in part due to a decline in its fisheries. So the Senegalese government and the U.S. Agency for International Development have turned to the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center for answers.
The Center, based at the Graduate School of Oceanography, has worked with numerous developing nations on coastal management and sustainable fisheries initiatives for three decades, but this is its first project in Senegal.Continue reading "Coastal Resources Center Assists Senegal"