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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Event

February 17, 2017

Looking Forward: Marine Science & Policy in the New Administration

Where: Miller Library, Hopkins Marine Station When: Wednesday, March 1st, 5:30-7:30pm

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Story

February 14, 2017

Factoring Ocean Acidification into California Water Quality Standards

Oceans absorb approximately one-third of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. While the oceans role in absorbing CO2 has helped mitigate the effects of emissions on earth’s climate, it has caused fundamental changes in ocean chemistry through a phenomenon known as ocean acidification (OA). Emerging research indicates this global challenge will have some of the earliest and most severe effects on the coastal communities and ecosystems of North America’s west coast. 

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Story

February 14, 2017

Art, Politics, and the Ocean: MARINE hosts two successful interdisciplinary events

Last fall, our MARINE (Monterey Area Research Institutions’ Network for Education) program hosted two innovative events that brought students and experts together to discuss pressing ocean issues. The first event focused on the importance of linking art and science, while the second stressed the need to link national security with ocean protection.

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Story

February 14, 2017

Small Scale Fisheries

In late October, Center for Ocean Solutions (COS) Early Career Science Fellow, Elena Finkbeiner, was invited to attend a United Nation’s Food

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