PhD candidate Bianca Haas attended the São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Ocean Interdisciplinary Research and Governance

CMS PhD candidate Bianca Haas attended the São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Ocean Interdisciplinary Research and Governance (spsas-ocean) in Brazil from 13 to 26 August 2018 . Around 50 students from Brazil and 50 students from other countries participated. Overall, students from 21 different Universities were present. The…

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PhD candidate Lisa Uffman-Kirsch at the 2018 North American Congress for Conservation Biology Conference in Toronto

CMS PhD candidate Lisa Uffman-Kirsch recently facilitated a session at the 2018 North American Congress for Conservation Biology Conference in Toronto entitled: Defining and Empowering Affected Stakeholders in Environmental Commons Management: An Inquiry. Session participants from Canada and the United States discussed two questions: What factors should determine the sectors…

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Progress in integrating natural and social science in marine ecosystem-based management research

Ecosystem-based management (EBM) is an approach that aims to cover the entire social-ecological system, to sustain ecosystem health, integrity and resilience to disturbances, requiring the integration of social, economic and ecological considerations. However, anecdotally, EBM has not delivered the promised benefits. Many management organisations have adopted the approach in principle,…

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Blog “Four personality traits of people who have impact on policy and practice”, in Research to Action

A  blog written by Megan Evans (University of Queensland) and CMS researcher Chris Cvitanovic was recently published by Research in Action  featuring the recent article in Palgrave Communications  “An introduction to achieving policy impact for early career researchers” To read the blog please follow the link: http://www.researchtoaction.org/2018/07/four-personality-traits-of-people-who-have-impact-on-policy-and-practice/

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Warming oceans are changing Australia’s fishing industry – CMS researchers published article in The Conversation

CMS Director Prof Gretta Pecl  and researchers Dr Alistair Hobday  and Dr Beth Fulton published an article in The Conversation featuring how warming oceans are changing Australia’s fishing industry. To read the whole article go to the link: https://theconversation.com/warming-oceans-are-changing-australias-fishing-industry-98301 The article is based on a recently published report by FAO on the…

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CMS Researcher at the 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans

CMS recently had several researchers attend and participate in the 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans. Talks by Our Director Professor Gretta Pecl and CSIRO and CMS researcher Dr Alistair Hobday were highlighted by NOAA leadership as highlights of the conference, read their…

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MEAM June issue highlights research of CMS members

The latest issue of MEAM (Marine Ecosystems and Management) is out now, and explores how weather and climate extremes are impacting ocean ecosystems and the latest climate change tools for decision-makers. Includes contributions from CMS Director Prof Gretta Pecl and CMS Research Scientist Alistair Hobday https://meam.openchannels.org/news/meam/skimmer-effects-climate-change-ocean-ecosystems-part-1-new-research-and-insights-how

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