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Summer 2017 Newsletter
Center for Ocean Solutions hosts 2-week intensive Ocean Policy Course
Announcing our 2016 Annual Report
Ocean Tipping Points collaborative launches new science-based guide, tools and resources to support management of a changing ocean
Check out our Summer 2017 E-Newsletter for updates on our work and what our team is doing. If you are interested, please subscribe to our quarterly E-Newsletter to keep up on new research and ocean related events. 
Twenty-four bright and enthusiastic students from across the country descended upon Monterey in July for the fourth iteration of the MARINE (Monterey Area Research Institutions’ Network for Education) Ocean Policy Course.
Check out our 2016 Annual Report where you can learn about the positive and exciting projects we are working on to solve some of the ocean's most complicated challenges. 
Researchers and ocean managers working together on the Ocean Tipping Points Project have just launched a new website portal that provides concrete analytical tools, guidance and resources to help ocean managers predict and prevent the crossing of tipping points, or recover from ones already crossed, in order to keep ecosystems healthy and resilient.

Ocean Issues We Address

The Center organizes its work along Focal Areas of study: Climate Change, Ecosystem Health and Land-Sea Interactions.

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As an epicenter of thought between science and policy, the Center aims to empower informed decision-making.

Developing Leaders

We strive to enhance leadership skills in existing ocean leaders and the next generation of blue planet pioneers.

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