COP25 Event: How can ending overfishing mitigate climate change ?


Ending Overfishing is Climate Action!

A groundbreaking new study shows that ending overfishing is essential to build ocean resilience and can mitigate the impacts of climate change. Join our panel of global experts to explore the role of fish and marine life in the carbon cycle and marine ecosystems, repercussions for the Arctic, and discuss how fulfilling existing commitments to ending overfishing is decisive climate action, that states can deliver this year.

Friday 6 December 13:00-14:30
Cryosphere Pavilion, Hall 8, IFEMA-Feria de Madrid

Watch live: Livestream link

Lunch available


Dr Rashid Sumaila,
Fisheries Economics Research Unit, Global Fisheries Cluster, The University of British Columbia
Ambassador Peter Thomson, UN Special Envoy for the Ocean
Angela Martin, Research Fellow, Centre for Coastal Research, University of Agder, Norway
Dr Martin Sommerkom, WWF Arctic Program
Dr Monica Verbeek, Executive Director Seas At Risk
Dr Jacob Hagberg, Senior Scientific Officer of Swedish Ministry of Environment

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How can ending overfishing mitigate climate change ?