The 2017 meeting of the Subgroup on Acoustic Survey and Analysis Methods (SG‑ASAM) was held at the Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology (QNML), Qingdao, China, from 15 to 19 May 2017.
Emily Grilly, the CCAMLR Secretariat's Scientific Support Officer, has been successful in securing a place in the highly respected National Seafood Industry Leadership Program.
The Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund (AWR) invites applications for funding from scientific researchers who can aid in determining the impact of the krill fishing industry on the Antarctic marine ecosystem. Such research will serve to ensure ecosystem protection, while improving the management basis for the fishery.
After 18 months of development and testing CCAMLR has launched a new web-based electronic CDS (e-CDS) to support the implementation of the CDS. CCAMLR’s CDS tracks toothfish from the point of landing throughout the trade cycle and is a key component of CCAMLR’s fishery monitoring and compliance efforts.
A panel of eight experts has been named to conduct a second Performance Review of CCAMLR. This Review (PR2) will build on the first Performance Review (PR1), conducted in 2008, which resulted in wide-ranging recommendations benefiting the Commission.
Three leading Antarctic organisations have announced opportunities for early-career researchers.
CCAMLR has commenced the process of recruiting a new Executive Secretary, as the second and final four-year term of Mr Andrew Wright draws to a close.
CCAMLR has been awarded the 2016–2017 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Margarita Lizárraga Medal Award for serving with distinction in the application of the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (the Code).
Staff of the CCAMLR Secretariat recently swapped their desks and computers for wheelbarrows and shovels when they volunteered to help rehabilitate some degraded land south of Hobart.
CCAMLR’s annual meetings in Hobart have concluded for another year. And what a year it was. The 35th annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources and its Scientific Committee produced some exciting outcomes.