November 12, 2019
  • 4:48 pm Fishing for invertebrates is increasing dramatically, and it’s impacting marine ecosystems: How we can manage invertebrate fisheries better
  • 3:10 pm Whether Up River or On Land, Ocean Cleanups Start with Us
  • 10:40 am Learning, Sharing, Acting for the Ocean in Oslo
  • 11:07 am Cleaning Up Our Hidden Shorelines
  • 6:38 pm Slow Road to Recovery after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill for Deep-Sea Communities
Fishing for invertebrates is increasing dramatically, and it’s impacting marine ecosystems: How we can manage invertebrate fisheries better

Editor’s note: In 2016, roughly one-third of the total value of the world’s trade of fish and fish products was invertebrates. (They were approximately one-fifth of the global fish trade by live weight.) To learn more about the state and future of invertebrate fisheries management, The Skimmer interviewed Heike Lotze, a professor in the Department […]

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Whether Up River or On Land, Ocean Cleanups Start with Us

The Ocean Cleanup (until now known for attempts at cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch) recently announced that they will expand their cleanups from the gyres to the coasts and upstream. Their newly unveiled “Interceptor” boat promises to scoop up 50,000 kilograms (roughly 11,000 pounds) of trash per day from rivers. This isn’t the […]

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Learning, Sharing, Acting for the Ocean in Oslo

Last week I had the pleasure of leading Ocean Conservancy’s delegation to the 2019 Our Ocean Conference in Norway. We had a lot planned for the two-day event, and it felt like a whirlwind. I couldn’t be more proud of the Ocean Conservancy team. The theme for this year’s conference was “Learning, Sharing, Acting,” and […]

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