In one of the largest global studies of its kind, researchers conducted more than 6,000 reef surveys in 46 countries across the globe and discovered 15 ‘bright spots’ – places where, against all the odds, there were a lot more fish on coral reefs than expected.
Our early career fellow, Kristen Weiss, and Lindley Mease wrote a great op-ed on considering the oceans when it comes to climate change. News Source: Brookings.
In a new paper published today in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, scientists argue that environmental managers need to broaden their focus from routine ecological monitoring to include social and economic factors if we are to protect ecosystems before it is too late.
CalCOFI and the Center for Ocean Solutions co-hosted a science workshop this past winter to discuss the 2015-16 El Niño and its potential impacts on the California Current region, fisheries resources and the wider Pacific ecosystem.