Welcome to The Skimmer on Marine Ecosystems and Management, the monthly information service on ocean planning and ecosystem-based management. The Skimmer serves over 11,700 members of the global resource management community with news, views, analysis, and tips gathered from experts around the world.
New this month in The Skimmer:
- Conservation in times of political polarization: How the California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative succeeded and what we need to succeed now
- Latest News and Resources for Ocean Planners and Managers
- More on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting coastal and marine tourism and usage
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