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solve the major challenges facing the ocean

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Ocean Issues We Address

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

How We

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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The Center for Ocean Solutions Welcomes Visiting Fellow Dr. Whit Saumweber
How Many Fish in the Sea? Genetic Testing Could Answer That
Ecological Society of America Showcases Most Notable Papers
Protecting the deep sea: a call for balancing mining and ecosystem protection
Dr. Whit Saumweber joins the COS team as a visiting fellow and brings expertise in both science and politics.
Early Career Science Fellow Jesse Port and the eDNA project are featured on KQED as part of lead up to the BBC/PBS Big Blue Live feature on the Monterey Bay, airing Aug. 31-Sept. 2.
Stanford University professors among authors honored in ESA centennial issue.
In a paper published this week in Science, researchers from the Center for Ocean Solutions and co-authors from leading institutions around the world propose a strategy for balancing commercial extraction of deep-sea resources with protection of diverse seabed habitats.

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