The Center For Ocean Solutions Research
December 2016

Unexamined risks from tar sands oil may threaten oceans

A lack of publicly available information about the chemical composition of fuel mined from tar sands hampers efforts to safeguard marine habitats. A new analysis recommends that officials gain a better understanding of the fuel’s environmental impacts before setting regulations.
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January 27, 2017

Studying Marine Fisheries as Coupled Social-Ecological Systems

Where: Main Lecture Hall, Long Marine Lab, UC Santa Cruz When: Friday, January 27th, 5:30-7:30pm

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December 20, 2016

Unexamined risks from tar sands oil may threaten oceans

A lack of publicly available information about the chemical composition of fuel mined from tar sands hampers efforts to safeguard marine habitats. A new analysis recommends that officials gain a better understanding of the fuel’s environmental impacts before setting regulations.

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November 1, 2016

Secure Oceans: Recommendations for the World's Largest Crime Scene

The pillage of the world’s oceans represents threats to vital U.S. and global economic, environmental and security interests.

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Story

October 12, 2016

Future of antarctic marine protected areas at risk

Efforts to adopt effective marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean, a global commons containing the world’s most pristine marine ecosystems, are being thwarted by political infighting and fishing interests.

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