CPop contribution towards Sustainable Development Goal 14
14.2 By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
CPop is increasing demographic knowledge of poorly studied species and providing analytical tools to successfully manage populations in their environment and reintroduce endangered species from captivity, e.g. corals.
14.4 By 2020, effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices and implement science-based management plans, in order to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible, at least to levels that can produce maximum sustainable yield as determined by their biological characteristics
CPop is developing tools that rely on accurate knowledge of life cycles and demography to contribute to science based management plans to protect and restore fish stocks.
14.a Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
CPop contributes to increasing scientific knowledge on endangered species demography and life history, while exploring the contribution of captive populations to improve management of species of conservation and commercial value (e.g. fisheries).