The Center For Ocean Solutions Research
January 2018

Jim Leape on World Economic Forum Blog

Co-director Jim Leape explains how technology can help transform and save the ocean on the World Economic Forum's blog Agenda.
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June 15, 2017

DNA left by ocean animals provides rare glimpse of marine ecosystems, Stanford researchers say

As ocean animals swim past, they leave behind DNA in shed cells, tissues, scales and feces. Now, scientists have shown these genetic clues can be used as forensic markers to accurately and easily survey marine life in complex deep-water environments.

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June 7, 2017

New Video Release: Second of a Series of Solutions

Check out our newest episode in the Series of Solutions where we talk about environmental DNA and how it can be used to understand biodiversity in the ocean. 

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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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