Research on Community Fishery Networks Makes Headlines

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Prof. Philip Loring

Prof. Philip Loring

Dr. Philip Loring, who holds the Arrell Chair in Food, Policy, and Society, spoke to the National Post about his recent research on community sustained fisheries.

Loring’s project examining alternative seafood networks during the pandemic was co-led by post-doc Dr. Hannah Harrison and master’s student Emily De Sousa, and researchers at the University of Maine, University of Vermont and Haverford College in Pennsylvania.  The research was recently published in Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems.

Loring is an ecological anthropologist whose research concerns food security and sovereignty, community sustainability and environmental change.