Looking ahead to US ocean policy, management, and conservation under the Biden-Harris administration: Ocean policy experts weigh in
How social science is continuing to change and improve marine ecosystem conservation and management: Part II
Using behavioral social science to address environmental challenges: The Theory of Cooperative Behavior Adoption from Rare’s Center for Behavior & the Environment
Latest News and Resources for Ocean Planners and Managers
How social science is continuing to change and improve marine ecosystem conservation and management: Part I
The Marine Social Science Network: Helping us understand people’s relationship with the sea
More than 80% of the world’s sewage is discharged into the environment untreated. We can fix this
Conservation in times of political polarization: How the California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative succeeded and what we need to succeed now
More on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting coastal and marine tourism and usage
The COVID-19 pandemic, Part 2: Perspectives on the future of coastal and marine tourism and its implications for coastal and marine ecosystems
How to do science so it influences marine policy and management: An interview with Jon Fisher of The Pew Charitable Trusts
Why marine conservation and management need to be anti-racist and anti-colonial
How the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting marine ecosystems, Part 1: Fisheries and aquaculture
What institutions need to do to survive the COVID-19 pandemic and financial crisis
Ecological grief: New research on the mental health consequences of working in marine conservation and management in a time of rapid global change
The EBM Toolbox: The state of conservation planning tools: Looking back and ahead with Patrick Crist of PlanIt Forward
We’ve added nine new games!
MSP Challenge: Marine spatial planning stakeholders learn by playing
Serious games for coastal and marine conservation, management, and adaptation – Find a game for your work!
Using serious games to increase understanding of marine ecosystem conservation and management: Practitioner experiences from around the world
Ocean solutions for climate change
Aquaculture and marine ecosystems: Friend or foe?
Ecosystem-based aquaculture: We need to stop thinking about an aquaculture farm as something within the limits of a few buoys or GPS coordinates on a map
Lessons learned from 40 years of Great Barrier Reef zoning
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Fishing for invertebrates is increasing dramatically, and it’s impacting marine ecosystems: How we can manage invertebrate fisheries better
Latest Marine Ecosystem News and Resources for Planners and Managers
From the Archives: Mining social media: The new world of abundant, ‘messy’ data and what marine conservation and management can learn from it (MEAM May 2018, Issue 11:7)
It’s not just about marine mammals anymore: How ocean noise can harm marine ecosystems
New tools for dynamic ocean management: EcoCast vs. Marxan and more
Were you on holiday/in the field during July and August? Catch up on The Skimmer!
Expanding our view of voices that matter: New perspectives on ocean stakeholders
The Slimmer Skimmer: An end to harmful fisheries subsidies may be coming soon – and that could help a marine ecosystem near you
From the Archives: Can we insure our way to healthier oceans and ocean communities? (MEAM Feb 2018, Issue 11:4)
What works to reduce marine plastic pollution? What we know and what we need to do
Ecological connectivity between the high seas and coastal waters: Why coastal communities need to care about what happens on the high seas
From the Archives: “Start where your audience is, not where you want them to be”: What EBM and MSP practitioners can (and should) learn from marketing (MEAM Feb 2016, Issue 9:4)
What is marine plastic pollution costing us? The impacts of marine plastic on the Blue Economy
US offshore wind under the Trump administration and new developments with offshore wind