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Fisheries & Aquaculture

The oceans are vital for production of food from fisheries and aquaculture, but their ability to provide this service is sensitive to climate change and associated ocean acidification. This briefing explores the challenges and opportunities climate change poses to fisheries and aquaculture.


The Fifth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the most up-to-date, comprehensive and relevant analysis of our changing climate. Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.


Fisheries infographic 


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Presentation slides

Press release

Briefing and infographic for high-quality print

Published: May 2014

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The family of summaries is not meant to represent the entirety of the IPCC’s AR5 and they are not official IPCC documents. The summaries have been peer-reviewed by experts from both business and science communities. The English version constitutes the official version.