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:
- How much did the COVID-19 pandemic quiet the oceans?
- Never let a good crisis go to waste”: The many intersections of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change
- Latest News and Resources for Ocean Planners and Managers
- From the Archives: Ecological grief: New research on the mental health consequences of working in marine conservation and management in a time of rapid global change (MEAM Feb-Mar 2020, Issue 13:4)
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