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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Ph.D. candidate Lisa Uffman-Kirsch interviewed for the ABC Country Hour program

CMS and UTAS Faculty of Law Ph.D. candidate Lisa Uffman-Kirsch was interviewed for the ABC Country Hour program regarding her case study research in Tasmania on marine aquaculture approval processes. Find the podcast here: http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/tas-country-hour/tas-country-hour/9818078 If you interested in participating in her anonymous online survey please go here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AquaSurvTAS18

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Tackling marine debris through research

CMS researcher Dr Joanna Vince and PhD students Kathy Willis and Kelsey Richardson, and Peter Walsh from IMAS presented the seminar Tackling marine debris through research under the Marine, Antarctic and Maritime University of Tasmania Research Theme. Marine plastic pollution is a complex collective action problem with direct ecological and social consequences. An estimated…

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Dr Emma Lee was awarded the University of Tasmania Foundation Graduate Award

Research fellow Emma Lee was awarded the prestigious University of Tasmania Foundation Graduate Award. The award recognises high-achieving University of Tasmania graduates in their early to mid-career . Congratulations Emma!! Find the whole article here: http://www.media.utas.edu.au/general-news/all-news/tasmanian-indigenous-researcher-honoured-with-top-university-award  

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Bringing seafood governance to the surface – PhD candidate Coco Cullen-Knox research highlighted on UTAS News

Coco talks about her research project on the role of environmental campaigning and media in the governance of seafood and how environmental concerns are formulated, understood, and responded to by different actors. Please find the whole article at: http://www.utas.edu.au/news/2018/5/3/602-bringing-seafood-governance-to-the-surface/

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Paper published by CMS researchers in Science highlighted in an article about native knowledge

The paper “Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: impacts on ecosystems and human well-being” (Pecl et al 2017) published in Science by several CMS researchers was highlighted in the article “Native Knowledge: What Ecologists Are Learning from Indigenous People“, written by Jim Robbins and published at YaleEnvironment 360

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