Meeting the Challenges Facing Fisheries Climate Risk Insurance
Insurance schemes with the potential to improve the resilience of global fisheries face a host of future challenges, researchers say.
The world's first "Fisheries Index Insurance" scheme, launched by an international consortium in July, is a sovereign-level instrument designed to protect Caribbean fishing communities from extreme weather events which may become more frequent and intense due to climate change.
The team of scientists from the University of Exeter and Centre for Fisheries, Environment and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) today published a letter in Nature Climate Change highlighting the challenges of extending climate...
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