Welcome to The Skimmer on Marine Ecosystems and Management

Welcome to The Skimmer on Marine Ecosystems and Management, the monthly information service on ocean planning and ecosystem-based management. The Skimmer serves over 6,900 members of the global resource management community with news, views, analysis, and tips gathered from experts around the world.

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The Skimmer and this website are published by OCTO, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, in association with the University of Washington School of Marine and Environmental Affairs. Financial support for MEAM comes from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.