Coastal managers in California are tasked with the important but daunting job is preparing their communities for climate change impacts including coastal flooding, cliff erosion and damage to offshore ecosystems. To help them, COS has prepared a Coastal Issues chapter, part of the new "Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwestern United States."
An international symposium on the cutting-edge topic of dynamic marine conservation is drawing experts from around the globe to Stanford Law School in May. Cosponsored by COS, the two-day event is sold out.
Like their warrior ancestors, leaders of many
Pacific island nations have been venturing onto the world stage in an effort to
safeguard their countries as the impact of climate change becomes more
You are invited to join over 3,000 scientists worldwide in a call to governments to protect coral reefs for future generations. The Scientific Consensus Statement was drafted by the Climate Change and Corals working group, a collaboration of 20 eminent scientists from the international community, organized last year by the Center for Ocean Solutions. It will be announced at ICRS in Cairns, Australia on 8 July.
A majority of California's coastal planners and resource managers now view the threats from climate change as sufficiently likely that practical steps on the ground need to be taken to protect against growing threats, according to results from a new survey.