The Center For Ocean Solutions Research
June 2017

Q&A with Fiorenza Micheli: Monitoring human rights in the seafood sector

A group of scientists, including Stanford professor Fiorrenza Micheli, has urged marine scientists to focus attention on human rights violations and other social issues in the seafood sector, in addition to advocating for sustainable practices.
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June 1, 2017

Scientists Launch Global Framework to Curb Social and Human Rights Abuses in the Seafood Sector

As the United Nations Oceans Conference convenes in New York, a new paper calls on marine scientists to focus on human rights violations and other social issues in the seafood industry. 

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May 10, 2017

Unprecedented Marine Protection in the Antarctic

In early October 2016, Stanford doctoral student Cassandra Brooks and Center for Ocean Solutions Science Director Larry Crowder published a policy article in the journal Science entitled “Science-based management in decline in the Southern Ocean.” The timing was strategic; just days after the paper was published, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) convened their annual meeting. For the sixth time since 2012, the proposed Ross Sea marine protected area (MPA) was brought to the table for consideration—but this time, the motion passed, resulting in the establishment of the largest MPA in the world.

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April 27, 2017

New Video Release: First of a Series of Solutions

The Center for Ocean Solutions is excited to release our first episode in our new Series of Solutions video series: The Mentors and the Intern.

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March 29, 2017

Micheli and Leape appointed to lead Stanford’s Center for Ocean Solutions

Conservation leader Jim Leape and Hopkins Marine Station ecologist and Biology Professor Fiorenza Micheli, both from Stanford University, have been appointed to jointly lead Stanford’s Center for Ocean Solutions (COS), effective April 1.

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