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Turning data into decisions for environmental protection

People have the power to improve our ocean resources. Understanding the current health of these resources and the needs of those who use them is the first step toward making decisions that protect them for the future. 540 more words


WRlibrarian reblogged this on wralibtt and commented:

A perfect example to show that data is very important to alleviating environmental impacts, which was discussed as a possibility in a previous post. In this instance, data is looked at in terms of  marine resources and coastal management.

Fisheries Scientist (3 Year Contractual Position)

The Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research (CFER) (www.mi.mun.ca/cfer) within the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University is focused on fisheries science and the marine ecosystems of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. 221 more words

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Call for abstracts: No living without the ocean: Social-ecological systems in the marine realm

Registry for Youmares, the conference for young marine researchers, is now open! Several exciting fisheries related sessions are accepting abstracts until the 15th of June… 167 more words

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A 'blue' economy emerging to support 'green' economy in Sri Lanka

The document titled the “Future We Want” highlights the ocean’s contribution to growth, stating; “We stress the importance of the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans and seas and of their resources for sustainable development… 1,034 more words

Abu Dhabi Declaration

It’s my tu(e)rn!

By Davide Gaglio

30 April 2015
“Don’t worry, there are plenty more fish in the sea!” That’s a classic idiom you usually say to make somebody feel better. 561 more words


Army seeks community input into Makua Beach study

The Army is seeking community input during a 60-day public comment period from Feb. 1 to April 3 on a study of marine resources near Makua Beach. 162 more words


World's Fisheries going Belly-up due to Pressure of Human Activities

With a frontier mentality, society has always believed that the oceans are teeming with fish and other marine species. While this perception may have held some merit at one time, science now suggests that many of our fisheries are going belly-up due to the pressure of various human activities – overfishing, in particular. 663 more words