Anne Hawkins, associate with the law firm Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP, discusses how the offshore wind energy leasing process should adhere to new US regional ocean plans.
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Latest news and resources for ocean planners for the month of April 2017.
From the Archives calls attention to past MEAM articles whose perspectives and insight remain relevant. This interview with Bela Buck, head of a working group on marine aquaculture, maritime technologies, and integrated coastal management, discusses how co-locating aquaculture and wind farms would maximize the value of an area.
UN Sustainable Development Goals summarized for ocean managers. Under SDG 14 are ten specific targets, including reducing marine pollution (Target 14.1), minimizing and addressing the impacts of ocean acidification (Target 14.3), ending overfishing and destructive fishing practices (Target 14.4), conserving coastal and marine areas (Target 14.5), and providing access to small-scale artisanal fishers to resources and markets (Target 14.B).
Tundi Agardy, Contributing Editor of MEAM, discusses innovative ecosystem-based management in the Andean highlands.
Ángel Borja, coordinator of the DEVOTES project, discusses new ways to monitor large marine areas.
Latest news and resources for ocean planners for the month of March 2017.
From the Archives calls attention to past MEAM articles whose perspectives and insight remain relevant. Conservation programs are often carried out at national or sub-national scales despite the fact that many ecosystems and species cross international boundaries. Read more about the challenges and benefits of multinational conservation.
Please join us for two webinars on innovative finance mechanisms for marine conservation and management, based on some of MEAM’s recent coverage of these topics.
On February 15, join Robert Weary of TNC to learn about debt swaps to finance climate change adaptation and marine conservation. The webinar will be held on 1 PM US EST/10 AM US PST/6 pm UTC. Register for the webinar.
On February 2, join Kelly Wachowicz of Catch Invest to learn about impact investing to fund marine conservation and sustainable fisheries. The webinar will be held at 1 PM US EST/10 AM US PST/6 pm UTC. Register for the webinar.
Marine scientists, communicators, and funders who are successfully bridging the gap between scientific research and management in locations around the world share what they have learned about informing marine resource management.