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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Story

February 14, 2017

The Next Chapter in Coastal Adaptation

Winter storms in 2016 brought large swells and heavy rains to coastal California, and often coincided with extremely high king tides. Images of flooded coastal trails and roadways, and collapsing seaside cliffs during these events provided a stark reminder that coastal communities are already experiencing the impacts of rising sea levels.

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Story

February 9, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Elodie Le Cornu

Elodie Le Cornu is a research analyst at the Center for Ocean Solutions where she studies coupled human natural systems as a way to inform policies and solve issues facing the oceans and coastal communities. Learn more about Elodie’s exciting childhood growing up in France, her passion for creating beautiful artwork, and her continued contribution to solving issues facing our oceans.

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Event

January 27, 2017

Studying Marine Fisheries as Coupled Social-Ecological Systems

Where: Main Lecture Hall, Long Marine Lab, UC Santa Cruz When: Friday, January 27th, 5:30-7:30pm

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Story

December 20, 2016

Unexamined risks from tar sands oil may threaten oceans

A lack of publicly available information about the chemical composition of fuel mined from tar sands hampers efforts to safeguard marine habitats. A new analysis recommends that officials gain a better understanding of the fuel’s environmental impacts before setting regulations.

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