News and Events

(June 21, 2024) Ecosystems can be impacted and changed by a lot of different things, including human activities, stormwater runoff, contaminants, invasive species, and climate change Read More >

(June 14, 2024) Dr. Marie Auger-Méthé's Canada Research Chair in Statistical Ecology (Tier II) was renewed, and she, along with Dr. William Cheung and Dr. David Rosen received NSERC Discovery Grant funding. Read More >

(May 17, 2024) A recent study published in the ICES Journal of Marine Science explores the historical (1970–2021) ecological dynamics of the Beaufort Sea Shelf and Slope, focusing on how key marine species and their ecological niches have been influenced by climate change. Read More >

(January 19, 2024) Dr. Cheung will receive this award on Friday, January 26, 2024, at which time he will also present an Open Lecture on the theme: “The future of fish and fisheries under climate change.” Read More >

(December 13, 2023) Several IOF members presented at the symposium, with Research Associate Dr. Anna McLaskey, winning the best oral presentation in the Biological Oceanography Committee section. Read More >

(November 29, 2023) Climate experts are looking for action on finance and renewable energy goals at the United Nations climate change conference, including the 28th Conference of Parties (COP). Read More >

(October 30, 2023) This could be reduced to a roughly 10% decline if the world were to meet the Paris Agreement targets of limiting global warming to 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius - which recent reports have shown we're not on track to achieve. Read More >

(September 14, 2023) Climate-driven changes in ocean environmental conditions — ocean warming, deoxygenation and acidification — are projected to affect the physiological functions of marine organisms, their geographic distributions, biological life cycles and total biomass. Read More >

(August 30, 2023) Fish were surprisingly resilient to marine heatwaves before 2019, highlighting the need to keep seas from warming further, according to new research. Read More >

(August 26, 2023) On August 25, 2023, members of the IOF community met with a delegation from the U.S. Consulate General Vancouver. Read More >