5596 Food Security Implications of Climate Change Impacts on Fisheries

Friday, February 18, 2011: 10:30 AM
207B (Washington Convention Center )
Andrew Dyck , UBC Fisheries Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada
The focus here is the food security implications of the impact of climate change on fisheries. Particular attention will be given to how the predicted reduction in fish biomass and catch in the tropics due to coral bleaching, etc, in the tropics will affect the ability of developing countries to meet their animal protein needs.